STX OSV books order for MRV trio for DOF ASA

STX OSV Holdings Limited reports that it has secured new contracts for the design and construction of a series of three Multi Role Vessels (MRV) for DOF ASA. Delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2012. 

The new MRV 05 vessels were designed by STX OSV Design in Ålesund, Norway. Based on STX OSV's new environmentally friendly PSV hull shape, the MRVs have been developed in close cooperation with DOF to fulfill specific roles in supply service, stand-by service, ROV operations and seismic activities. 

The hulls will be delivered from the STX OSV shipyard in Romania. Outfitting and commissioning for two of the vessels will take place at STX OSV Aukra, Norway, while the third will be delivered from STX OSV Brattvaag in Norway.

April 7, 2011

UPDATE

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DOF says it has entered into three long term charter contracts with ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS for operation in the Norwegian Sector. The contracts will commence 4Q 2012, with a firm period for each contract of 7 years. ConocoPhillips has an option to extend the contracts.

To serve these contracts DOF has entered into three new building contracts with STX OSV AS for construction of three vessels of design respectively STX MRV 05, STX MRV 05 ROV and STX MRV 05 SP.

The vessels will primarily be employed in supply service, stand by service, ROV operations and seismic activities.

April 8, 2011