Rolls-Royce awarded Canadian vessel contract

Rolls-Royce has won a $10.5 million order to design and equip a UT 755LN offshore support vessel with an integrated power, propulsion, and motion control system for use in the Canadian oil and gas market.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- Rolls-Royce has won a $10.5 million order to design and equip a UT 755LN offshore support vessel with an integrated power, propulsion, and motion control system for use in the Canadian oil and gas market.

Atlantic Towing (Canada) has entered a long-term charter with EnCana for the vessel, which will be built at the Halifax Shipyard in Nova Scotia. It will operate in the Deep Panuk field off the Canadian east coast.

In addition to the ship design, Rolls-Royce will deliver a fully integrated equipment system. This includes diesel engines, propellers, reduction gears, tunnel thrusters, azimuth thrusters, steering gear, rudders, switchboards, automation and controls, and deck machinery.

05/08/2009

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