STX OSV Holdings Limited, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, announced that it has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel (“AHTS”) for Iceman AS.
The vessel is developed and designed by STX OSV. It will be of AH 12 design, highly equipped for multi role operations in harsh and arctic areas, with wide beam and built according to ice class. The overall length of the vessel will be 94 meters with a beam of 24 meters.
Delivery is scheduled from STX OSV in Norway mid-2013. The hull of the vessel will be delivered from STX OSV in Romania.
Iceman AS is an investment company under establishment by Pareto Project Finance AS, supported and subscribed for by a group of Norwegian and international investors.
Source: STX, April 13, 2012