Rolls-Royce secures offshore vessel propulsion contract

Rolls-Royce has secured a £6m contract to provide an integrated design, power and propulsion and equipment systems package for an offshore supply vessel to be built at Norwegian shipyard Simek for ship owner Atlantic Offshore.

The vessel is a Rolls-Royce UT 755 LC design and will be equipped with main engines, propulsion system, steering gear, rudder, deck machinery and bulk handling equipment, as well as control and automation systems.