Kuala Lumpur: Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven has won its first contract from Southeast Asia in a big reversal in global shipbuilding trends.
Malaysian based joint venture IES Pioneer has signed up for an MT 6015 MPSV design, designed by Norwegian design company MarinTeknikk, a vessel which will be outfitted with a crane, helideck and FiFi II. Delivery will be September 2015.
“At Kleven we are very pleased to announce our very first vessel construction contract with a client from Southeast Asia, showing that we are competitive worldwide based on our quality, punctuality and price,” said Kleven CEO Ståle Rasmussen. [22/07/14]