first_imgrosetti, March 27, 2014 zoom Rosetti Marino, an integrated Group providing engineering and construction services to the Oil & Gas industry worldwide, delivered platform supply vessel (PSV) HIGHLAND PRINCESS to Gulf Offshore N.S. on March 22nd 2014.The PSV is the second of the two sister ships which were ordered in October 2011 by the Scottish company.Highland Princess’s Godmother, Mrs. Lisa Rubio, cut the ribbon and christened the vessel. The ceremony took place at the Rosetti Marino San Vitale shipyard managed by Cesario Mondelli in the presence of the authorities, guests, top management of both companies and their employees and families.This special occasion coincides with the start of expansion and development work at the San Vitale shipyard, which demonstrates how the Ravenna based company led by Daniele Rossi is eager to adapt to the new offshore vessel market.After the ceremony, Highland Princess set sail to its first operational base in the Mediterranean.Highland Princess has a length of 75 metres, a breadth of 16 metres and a deadweight of over 3,000t. The ship’s propulsion is made up of two variable pitch propellers, each with a diameter of approximately 3m and set at the end of shafts, driven by two General Electric diesel engines producing a total power of 5,580 kW (approx. 7600 hp).Her top speed is over 14.5 knots, with a cruising range of about 3,500 miles and excellent manoeuvrability is guaranteed by 4 thrusters. The vessel boasts cutting edge Rolls-Royce Marine engineering, automation and technology and it has been designed to provide assistance to offshore oil platforms and to transport equipment and material to and from the platforms guaranteeing safe operation of the vessel in all weather and sea conditions.last_img