Rolls-Royce wins order to design and equip newbuilds at COSCONews // March 30, 2012
Rolls-Royce has won a £24 million order to design and equip four offshore support vessels which will be built by COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard in China.
The Rolls-Royce UT 771 CDL vessels will feature a fully integrated equipment system including highly efficient diesel electric propulsion, deck machinery, bulk handling equipment and automation and control systems.
The vessels will be equipped for transporting pipes, equipment and cargo to and from pipelaying barges, oil drilling and production platforms. The vessels will also be equipped for fire fighting.
Delivery of the four vessels is scheduled for 2014. The contract includes options to build an additional six vessels of the same design.