Rolls-Royce wins $42M Chinese ship contract

Rolls-Royce has signed its largest contract with Chinese shipbuilder Sinopacific, to provide steering gear and deck machinery worth $42 million.

Bjorn Johnsen, Rolls-Royce Vice President Sales and Marketing (Greater China) – Marine said: ‘This order takes us to a record in China this year, with contracts for more than 700 ship sets of steering gear and to 300 ship sets of deck machinery. The Chinese market is now the biggest global market for Rolls-Royce for commercial merchant ships.’