Rolls-Royce to design, equip advanced stern trawler for VARD Group The shipbuilding company VARD Group AS in Norway has announced a contract for a shrimp stern trawler to be designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce. The fishing vessel has been ordered by a Canadian company. The contract is worth in excess of GBP6M to Rolls-Royce. The vessel is of Rolls-Royce NVC 374 design and will be around 80 metres long featuring an ICE 1A ice class hull. It will be equipped with a wide range of Rolls-Royce equipment, including a B33:45 main engine, Promas propulsion, and a power electric system with hybrid shaft generator. The Rolls-Royce package also includes a tunnel thruster, automation, and winches. The vessel is to be delivered from VARD's Aukra yard in Norway in December 2016.