Rolls-Royce to provide two UT 780 vessels to ESNAAD

ESNAAD a wholly owned subsidiary of ADNOC, has become the first Middle East based ship owner to order a vessel of UT-Design from Rolls-Royce. The contract covers the supply of two vessels with full of Rolls-Royce equipment Construction of the UT780 Anchorhandling Tugs (AHTS) has begun in Indonesia for delivery in January and February 2008.

Based on Rolls-Royce’s successful UT780 AHTS, the 56 metre long vessel has some very specific tailor-made design modifications primarily to facilitate operation in high ambient and water temperatures. In addition 500 tonnes of cargo can be carried on deck, while a six tank, 190 cubic metres bulk system has also been installed.