Axis Offshore orders second semi-submersible flotel

Oct 29 2013

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Axis Offshore, J. Lauritzen’s joint venture with Norwegian private equity investor HitecVision (see article in the September 2012 issue of Lauritzen News), recently announced an order for the company’s second semi-submersible flotel. Named the Axis Vega, this vessel is the second in a series of up to four flotels to be built at Cosco Shipyard in Qidong, China. Axis Vega is expected to be delivered year-end 2015. A sister vessel, Axis Nova, has been under construction at Cosco since August 2012 and will be delivered in Q1 2015.

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