STX OSV secures contract for Platform Supply Vessel

STX OSV PSV 08 for Troms Offshore Supply
STX OSV Holdings Limited (“STX OSV”) has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) for Troms Offshore Supply AS.

The Platform Supply Vessel will be of STX OSV’s PSV 08 design, and will be approximately 81 meters long with deadweight of 3.800 tons. The hull will be built at STX OSV Braila in Romania, and towed to STX OSV Brevik in Norway for outfitting, commissioning and delivery. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in Q1 2013.

STX OSV already has one PSV 09 under construction for Troms Offshore Supply. This vessel will be delivered from STX OSV Søviknes, Norway, in 2012. Troms Offshore is a Norwegian private shipping company operating offshore service vessels and other special vessels related to research and subsea activities worldwide. The company, founded in 1981, has more than 30 years’ experience in the field and employs more than 400 persons.