Aker Yards to build further vessels for Maritima in France

Aker Yards has signed a contract for the construction of two
bunkering tankers for delivery in March and June 2008.

Aker Yards has signed a contract for the construction of two
bunkering tankers for delivery in March and June 2008. The vessels
are similar to those delivered by Aker Yards in 2005 and 2006.
 
The two merchant vessels will be built at Aker Yards in Braila, Romania and are ordered by Maritima in France. Maritima is owned by Compagnie Fluviale de Transport (CFT), a French leading company in European river transport, specializing in bunkering for ocean-going vessels.
 
Total value of the order is approximately EUR 20 million.
 
Aker Yards has previously delivered three similar vessels to Maritima in 2005 and 2006.
 
Vessel details:
The vessels will be of 3500 m3 with the following main characteristics:
 
Length over all:                                               89.2 m
Length p.p:                                                     86.0 m
Breadth:                                                         13.8 m
Main engine:                                                   2*1080kW
Speed:                                                           12.0 knots
Classification society:                                       Bureau Veritas
 
 
For further information, please contact:
Tore Langballe, Aker Yards ASA                     
Tel.: +47 907 77 841

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