Simek awards Rolls-Royce platform supply vessel contract

Power systems provider Rolls-Royce has won an order from Norwegian ship builder Simek to design and equip a UT755 LC platform supply vessel.

The contract includes a fully integrated Rolls-Royce power and propulsion system, including main engines, propellers and tunnel thrusters, as well as deck machinery, electrical systems, automation and control systems and bulk handling equipment.

The vessel will be built at the Flekkefjord ship yard in Norway, and is due to be completed in the third quarter of 2012.

It will be the 23rd Rolls-Royce UT design vessel delivered by Simek.