Wellboat sold for €11.9 Mn

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Norsk Fisketransport sells 11-year-old wellboat to shipping company Akvaprins.

Norsk Fisketransport, the wellboat shipping company of the NTS Group, has entered into an agreement with shipping company Akvaprins, based in Husøy, on the sale of wellboat ‘Viktoria Lady’.

Built in 2006, the vessel has a load capacity of 1,000 cubic meters. ‘Viktoria Lady’ will be delivered to its buyer at the end of February 2018 for a purchase price of NOK 115 million (€11.9 million). The transaction gives a profit effect for NTS of NOK 40 million (€4,3 million), the company announced in a stock exchange announcement Thursday afternoon.

Norsk Fisketransport is one of the leading wellboat operators in Norway with 150 employees. The company operates in central and northern Norway and in Canada. After the sale of the ‘Viktoria Lady’, the company will have a fleet of nine wellboats.