ASL Marine clinches S$91m contracts to build four vessels for Australia and Norway customers
The Board of Directors of ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. (the "Company") wishes to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd (“ASLS”), has secured new shipbuilding contracts worth approximately S$91 million for the construction of three units of powerful and highly manoeuvrable Infield Support Vessels (of ART 100-42 class Rotor® Tugs design) and one unit of Seismic Support Vessel (“SSV”). The vessels are secured from customers in Australia and Norway respectively, the Company said in a press release.
The four vessels will be built at the Group’s shipyard and are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016.
Revenue from these new shipbuilding contracts will be recognised over the respective contract period in accordance with the Group's revenue recognition policy based on the percentage of completion method. These contracts are not expected to have a material financial impact on the net tangible asset and earnings per share of the Group for the financial year ending 30 June 2014.
None of the Directors or controlling shareholders of the Company has any interest, direct or indirect, in the above transactions other than through their shareholdings in the Company.
Singapore headquartered ASL Marine is a vertically-integrated marine services group engaged in shipbuilding, ship repair and conversion, marine vessel chartering, marine engineering and other related services worldwide. The Company owns four shipyards in Singapore, Indonesia (Batam) and China (Guangdong), own and operate a fleet of marine vessels consisting of tugs, barges, dredge support vessels, anchor handling tugs (AHT), anchor handling towing / supply vessels (AHTS), chemical tankers and other vessels.