Norway-based Kleven Maritime has entered into a Nkr440m ($71m) contract with Eidesvik Offshore for the delivery of an advanced platform service vessel (PSV).

The vessel is equipped for oil recovery and has a deadweight of 6,500t and deck space of 1,050m2.

Four LNG dual fuel engines, which ensure low NOX emissions and reduce CO2 emissions by 25%, and a new system for purifying ballast water have been installed.

The vessel will be outfitted at Kleven’s shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway, and delivery is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012.