Rolls-Royce to Design & Power Buoy Tender for India

Press Release
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Image credit Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce has secured an £8-million contract to design and power a highly specialised buoy tender vessel for India.

The vessel will be built at the Cochin Shipyard Ltd. in India, and is due for delivery in 2015, to operate in remote waters off the east coast of India and around the Andaman & Nicobar Islands maintaining and replacing navigational aids and buoys.

The buoy tender vessel is a Rolls-Royce UT 755 S, which is a development of the well proven UT 755 series, and designed to operate safely in the most challenging conditions. In addition to the design, Rolls-Royce will also supply the main engines, propulsion system, automation and control system, deck machinery and shaft generators.

Cochin Shipyard Ltd. has previously built over 20 Rolls-Royce designed vessels.

Per Kristian Furø, Rolls-Royce, General Manager Sales Ship Technology - Offshore said: “We are very pleased that the Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships has chosen a highly advanced Rolls-Royce design and power systems package, focusing on both environmental and operational features, when extending their fleet.”





 

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