Rolls-Royce wins contract to supply oil spill recovery vessels

Power systems provider Rolls-Royce has been awarded two contracts to design and equip seven vessels for Brazilian ship owner Navegação São Miguel.

The contracts, for four oil spill recovery vessels and three bunker tankers, are worth £23m to Rolls-Royce.

The Rolls-Royce-designed UT 535 E Oil Spill Response Vessels (OSRV) will be equipped to prevent environmental damage from oil spills and have the capacity to transfer recovered oil for proper onshore disposal.