Rolls-Royce secures new order from Gulf OffshoreVessel & ROV News // December 8, 2011
Rolls-Royce has secured an order to design and equip two offshore supply vessels for ship owner Gulf Offshore North Sea Ltd. The value of the contract to Rolls-Royce is approximately £10 million.
The two UT755 XL designs will be built at the Rosetti Marino SpA shipyard in Ravenna, Italy, with expected delivery in 2013 and 2014.
In addition to the design, Rolls-Royce will provide a propulsion system for each vessel including propellers and thrusters, along with deck machinery, bulk handling equipment and a ship automation package.
Gulf Offshore North Sea is the operator of eight UT 755s, which were all built at Rosetti Marino SpA. The contract also includes an option to build an additional vessel of the same design. When this order is delivered, Rosetti Marino SpA will have constructed 10 Rolls-Royce UT vessels.