A new resolution on energy-efficiency regulation of ships was adopted at the 65th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO),...
In June 2007, the company announced an $166m million contract to deliver designs and equipment for six new Rolls-Royce offshore service vessels to Nordcapital, which will be operated on their behalf by OSM Schiffahrt.
The new order win covers a further four ships. The vessels - designed by Rolls-Royce and incorporating a range of its marine equipment, including diesel engines, deck machinery, thrusters and dynamic positioning systems will be built by the Korean yard Sekwang. The four UT 786 CD deep water anchor handling vessels are Rolls-Royce UT-Design ships which have been highly successful in the commercial shipbuilding market, with over 500 vessels built since the mid 1970s and around 100 currently on order.