Far Solitaire wins Ship of the Year accolade from Norwegian magazine

Vessel & ROV News - September 7, 2012

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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.

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