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Jun 20, 2013

Record breaking contract!

Maritime Partner AS and the Ministry of Defense in Algeria have signed a contract for the construction and supply of 12 units of Alusafe 2000 high speed rescue and patrol vessel, including an extensive training package. The first four vessels will be built by Maritime Partner AS in Aalesund. The next eight vessels will be built under partnership in Annaba in Algeria.

The Alusafe 2000 has a length overall of approximately 21 meters and twin water jets propulsion allows her to reach a speed of 30 knots. Accommodation is made for a crew of seven, and the vessels will carry out rescue and patrol service along the coast of Algeria.

“We have been working on this project since 2010, and we are incredibly proud to have signed this important contract, won in strong international competition, with the Ministry of Defense in Algeria,” says Peder R. Myklebust, CEO of Maritime Partner AS. 

The first four vessels will be built at Maritime Partner AS and during that period the client’s production and management personnel will be trained. After completion of this extensive training, the construction of the eight other vessels will begin at the client’s facilities in Algeria under the supervision of Maritime Partner AS. This contract will last until 2016.

For more information, contact Peder R. Myklebust on mobile: +47 90 113 113