Rolls-Royce to design Chinese-built offshore support vesselsVessel & ROV News // November 20, 2012
Rolls-Royce has won a £12 million order to design and equip two UT 755 LN PSVs that will be built at Jiangsu Eastern Heavy Industries Co Ltd in China.
Anders Almestad, Rolls-Royce Marine’s President - Offshore said: “This contract further strengthens Rolls-Royce’s presence in China. Jiangsu Eastern Heavy Industries Co., Ltd is a new client for us in the offshore market.
In addition to the design, Rolls-Royce will supply an extensive range of onboard equipment, including main engines, propulsion system, thrusters, automation and control systems, deck machinery, bulk handling systems, rudders, steering gears and shaft generators. The vessels are due for delivery in 2014.