Olympic Shipping AS confirms order of 1 optional MT 6015 Multi Purpose Field Supply and Construction Vessel at Kleven Maritime AS in Norway. Delivery is agreed to 20th of June 2012. 13.01.2011

Due to this agreement, Marin Teknikk AS has signed a contract with Kleven Maritime in Norway, for design and engineering package for this order. The vessel shall be built at Kleven Verft AS and the design of type MT 6015 is similar to the contract Olympic Shipping did with Kleven Maritime 2nd September 2010.

”These contracts are highly welcome for both Kleven Verft and Kleven Maritime, contributing to our capacity being fully utilized the next two years” states CEO Ståle Rasmussen of Kleven Maritime.

For the owner this is also a day to celebrate: ”We are looking forward to cooperating with Kleven Verft and Kleven Maritime, and we are certain we have selected a design for the future as well as a yard with a effective method of building” owner Stig Remøy of Olympic Shipping comments.

Marin Teknikk welcomes highly this contracts which secure work for the MT staff in the next year to come. MT has good experience with Olympic Shipping as a demanding offshore vessel Owner and is looking forward to continue working together with them in these new projects. MT has also very good relationship with Kleven Verft, which is well known for good quality and reliable delivery of vessels at budget. Marin Teknikk has earlier delivered 4 offshore vessel designs to the Olympic fleet and now 2 more are under construction.

The vessels represent a new generation of environmentally friendly and operational state of the art multipurpose vessels, where much attention is put on fuel economy, low emissions to the environment and large capacities both above and below deck. Class notation Ice C provides for suitability in northern areas, and the vessels will be equipped for oil recovery operations (OIL REC – NOFO 2009). Dead weight of the vessel is approx. 4 800 tons, length 93,8 meters, beam 20 meters, deck space 1 060 m2. The accommodation area has a large capacity of 60 persons. The MT 6015 is being built in accordance with the new SPS code, and will include facilities that will make the vessel very well suited to ROV and sub sea construction work.

The contracts will also ensure large subcontracting orders for suppliers in the Norwegian maritime cluster.

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