OSLO, NORWAY --Portosalvo has contracted Aker Yards for an Aker PSV 09 CD-design platform supply vessel. The hull for the $53-million vessel will be built at Aker's shipyard in Romania, and outfitted in Norway.
The Clean Design 4,800 ton vessel will be 86.6 m (284 ft) long, with a beam of 19 m (62 ft). It will incorporate dynamic positioning and diesel electric propulsion, and should provide low fuel consumption. Aker Yards previously supplied a vessel to Portosalvo in 2002.
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