Rolls-Royce has won a £26mn order to provide an integrated design, power and propulsion and equipment package for four Rolls-Royce UT 771 CDL offshore supply vessels to be built at COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co, China, for a Hong Kong owner.
The contract includes options for four additional vessels. In addition to ship design, Rolls-Royce will deliver an extensive integrated systems package.
This package includes: a propulsion system, a power electrical system, a bulk handling system, deck machinery, and an automation and control system.
The ships will also be fitted with a dynamic positioning system that uses satellite technology to automatically maintain the vessels’ position without anchoring.
This contract is the first time Rolls-Royce has incorporated high speed MTU-engines as part of an integrated power and propulsion package within the UT-vessel series. The four vessels are for delivery in 2014.
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