Rolls-Royce and Robert Allan make a deal to develop LNG-powered tug designs

NEW ORLEANS – Here on the International WorkBoat Show floor, Rolls-Royce and Robert Allan Ltd announced a non-exclusive cooperation agreement, under which Robert Allan will develop a series of “new and innovative” tug designs that will incorporate a range of power and propulsion equipment from Rolls-Royce, including Bergen medium-speed gas engines.

To emphasize the importance of the agreement, Robert Allan president Kenneth Harford and Rolls-Royce president Jay McFadyen came together in a ceremony to actually sign the partnership agreement.

You can watch the ceremony, including remarks about what the agreement means for both companies, here:

 

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