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Island Offshore acquires remaining Aquanos newbuild
Date: Monday, October 26, 2009 @ 12:00:00 EDT
Topic: GENERAL NEWS


Island Offshore acquires remaining Aquanos newbuildNorway's Bergen yards Group has reportedly sold a vessel it was building for Aquanos to Island Offshore Shipholding.



According to a report by LR-Fairplay, the price for the vessel was more than US$90 million. The vessel is believed to be Aquanos Enforcer, a diving/ROV/survey vessel.

As LR-Fairplay noted, the original contract for the construction of the vessel was made in 2007 between Bergen and Aquanos Offshore.

There will be repotedly be no significant changes in contract conditions, Bergen has said. The vessel will be completed in the second quarter of 2010.

Other Aqaunos newbuilds were sold to Tidewater (a multi-purpose ROV/construction vessel) and to Mermaid Offshore Services (a DP 2 DSV).


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