Eidesvik Offshore has entered into a contract to build their fifth LNG-powered platform supply vessel powered by natural gas. The vessel is specially equipped for operations in northern areas and will provide 26 new jobs in the company. The contract is between an Eidesvik Offshore ASA subsidinary company and Kleven Maritime AS. The new building is a natural gas powered Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) type: VS 489 LNG, 89 meters long and 21 meters wide. The vessel, designed for low fuel consumption, is to be delivered 3Q 2012.
Item compiled from an Eidesvik press release