James Troop hands over £2million engines for Royal Navy Mine Hunters to Defence Minister

Defence minister Philip Dunne has visited Liverpool City Region (UK) based ship engine specialist James Troop & Co today (November 5) to review progress of a £2million deal to replace the generator sets on seven Royal Navy Mine Hunters.

Mr Dunne, theMinister of State for DefenceProcurement at the Ministry, met with staff across James Troop, one of the shipping industry’s most established companies. Mr Dunne heard how James Troop is finishing the first phase of the contract to supply Volvo Penta engines and generators for the Royal Navy’s Sandown-class Mine Hunters: HMS Bangor, HMS Ramsey, HMS Pembroke, HMS Penzance, HMS Shoreham, HMS Blyth and HMS Grimsby.

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