Rolls-Royce won the chance from Italian shipyard for power, propulsion & equipment technologies to be integrated in anchor handling ship.
Rolls-Royce has made a big agreement for £18 million with Italian shipyard Rosetti Marino S.p.A for the creation and delivery of an integrated power & propulsion and equipment system for an anchor handling ship.
The ship will be made particularly for Augusta Offshore S.p.A and is a repeat order of a Rolls-Royce UT 712 CD waiting to be delivered in June from the same yard.
Hans Robert Almestad, Rolls-Royce, General Sales Manager, told that so far Roseti and Rolls-Royce have signed 12 contracts and it has further strengthened the presence in the Mediterranean market as a leading supplier of mission-critical systems for the offshore oil and gas industry.
Due for delivery in mid 2014, the high tech ship is in purpose designed and equipped for handling anchors and mooring lines in water up to 2000 metres deep. The ship is also provided to undertake oil recovery, fire fighting, stand by and rescue operations.
Rolls-Royce will deliver the main engines, propulsion systems and gear, tunnel thrusters, rudders, deck machinery, electrical systems as well as automation and control systems.