Rolls-Royce wins contract to supply propulsion package for new Patrol Vessel for Malta

March 7, 2019 – Rolls-Royce has secured a contract with Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Vittoria for the supply of a marine propulsion package to a new Offshore Patrol Vessel under construction for the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM). The 1800ton displacement, 74.8 metre, twin-screw vessel will feature a Rolls-Royce scope of supply that includes a pair of PROMAS controllable pitch propellers and rudders, SC722 FCP steering gear, a TT1300 bow thruster, a TT100 stern thruster, Fin Stabilisers, and a touch-screen remote control system that incorporates the novel CanMan Touch Joystick…

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Malta Orders OPV in Italy

January 17, 2019 – On Wednesday 16th January 2019, the Armed Forces of Malta have marked another important milestone and goal of enhancing and modernising the Force. The project of an additional and more capable Offshore Patrol Vessel was launched in 2015, and has since then started to take shape. The contract was awarded to Cantiere Navale Vittoria on the 10th of October 2018. Construction is planned to begin in the first Quarter of 2019 and delivery of the OPV is planned for the second half of 2020. In a…

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