Axis Offshore orders its second semi-sub flotel

Axis Offshore, which is partially owned by J. Lauritzen, has made use of its option to order an additional flotel, a semi-submersible vessel used by the offshore industry for crew housing.

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Axis Offshore, which is a 50-50 joint venture between J. Lauritzen and Norwegian private equity fund HitecVision, has ordered a second flotel out of a total of for options, says Lauritzen in a press release.

The vessel, which will be built on the Chinese Cosco shipyard, will be delivered in late 2015 and will be named Axis Vega.

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