Aker Yards to build new well intervention vessel for Island Offshore

Island Offshore has awarded Aker Yards a $239 million contract to build a well intervention vessel.

Offshore staff

OSLO -- Island Offshore has awarded Aker Yards a $239 million contract to build a well intervention vessel. The unit will be based on the Rolls-Royce UT 767 CDL design and will be built at Aker Yards in Norway.

The new vessel will be based on the same design as the recently-deliveredIsland Wellserver, upgraded with increased length, engine capacity, thrusters capacity, and topside capacity, according to the company.

Unit delivery is scheduled for 3Q 2011.

07/15/2008

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