STX OSV to build three stern trawlers for Aker Seafoods

20 September 2011 (Last Updated September 20th, 2011 18:30)

STX OSV Holdings (STX OSV) has received a NOK750m ($132.9m) contract from Aker Seafoods to build three diesel electric twin screw trawler vessels.

STX OSV Holdings (STX OSV) has received a NOK750m ($132.9m) contract from Aker Seafoods to build three diesel electric twin screw trawler vessels.

The vessels will be based on STX’s FV 01 design, with a length of 70m and a deadweight of 1,500dwt.

The hulls will be built and partly outfitted at the company’s yard in Braila, Romania, while final outfitting, commissioning and delivery will take place in Norway.

The vessels are scheduled for delivery between the second quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014.