Far Solitaire wins Ship of the Year accolade from Norwegian magazineVessel & ROV News // September 7, 2012
Rolls-Royce has won a ‘Ship of the Year’ industry award for its new wave piercing ship design.
Far Solitaire, a UT 754 WP platform supply vessel has been named Skipsrevyen's ‘Ship of the Year’ at the SMM marine industry trade show in Hamburg, Germany.
Far Solitaire is the third Rolls-Royce designed vessel to win this award in the past five years, and is the first to feature the new Rolls-Royce wave piercing bow.
Tony Wood, Rolls-Royce, President – Marine, said: “We are delighted to have won this award, and look forward to seeing the Far Solitaire enter service with Farstad in the coming weeks.”
Far Solitaire is equipped with a Rolls-Royce propulsion system, including main engines, azipull thrusters and a DP system.