September News 02.9.2010

Olympic Shipping AS orders 1 + 1 Multi Purpose Field Supply and Construction Vessel at Kleven Maritime in Norway. Delivery is agreed for January and June 2012.

Due to this agreement, Marin Teknikk AS has signed a contract with Kleven Maritime in Norway, for design and engineering package for the orders of the new developed offshore design of type MT 6015.

Kleven Maritime has entered into a contract with Olympic Shipping AS for the delivery of one + one (optional) advanced Multi Purpose Field Supply & Construction Vessel of the MT 6015 design, a brand new design by Norwegian design company Marin Teknikk AS. The vessels are to be built at the yard Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway, with delivery dates set for January and June 2012.

”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.

Also for Marin Teknikk this contract is very welcome and secure work for the MT staff in the next year to come. MT has good experience with Olympic Shipping as customer and is looking forward to working together with Olympic and Kleven in these new projects. Earlier Marin Teknikk has delivered 4 offshore designs to the Olympic fleet.

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 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 (NOFO 2009). Dead weight is 4 800 tons, length 93,8 meters, beam 20 meters, deck space 1 060 m2. The accommodation area has a 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 subsea construction work.

The contracts will bring large subcontracting orders for local suppliers.

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