STX Europe to Build Supply Vessel for Solstad

8 June 2010 (Last Updated June 8th, 2010 18:30)

STX Europe has received a contract from Solstad Rederi AS for the construction of an LNG-powered platform supply vessel (PSV). The 5,000t vessel will run on liquefied natural gas, biofuel and ordinary marine diesel oil and will have a higher cargo capacity than other vessels of the same s

STX Europe has received a contract from Solstad Rederi AS for the construction of an LNG-powered platform supply vessel (PSV).

The 5,000t vessel will run on liquefied natural gas, biofuel and ordinary marine diesel oil and will have a higher cargo capacity than other vessels of the same size, STX said.

The vessel's hull will be built in Tulcea, Romania, and installed at STX Europe's yard in Langsten, Norway.