Tag Archives: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Signs 13-Year Service Contract for Maintenance of MTU Engines

13-year service contract signed 30 MTU Series 4000 engines in operation in dump trucks in copper mine FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY/LUMWANA, ZAMBIA, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has concluded a 13-year service contract with Canadian mine operator Barrick Gold Corporation. The agreement … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce opens new Boutique showroom in Phuket, Thailand

Rolls-Royce has opened a new Boutique showroom on the resort island of Phuket in Thailand. The facility was opened by Paul Harris, Asia Pacific Regional Director for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, at a grand opening attended by customers, VIP guests, celebrities … Read the full press release

Hawaiian Airlines to power its additional Airbus A330 aircraft with Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines

DERBY, UK, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won an order from Hawaiian Airlines for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power an additional Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The airline already operates 23 Rolls-Royce powered A330 … Read the full press release

South African Airways signs new $180m-worth TotalCare service contract for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines

DERBY, UK, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — South African Airways has signed a new TotalCare service order, worth $180m, for Trent 700 engines that power five Airbus A330 aircraft that are entering service. The order was announced as UK Chancellor of … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce marks an important milestone with the delivery of its 7,000th engine made from Dahlewitz site to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

DERBY, UK, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce today celebrated the delivery of the 7,000th engine made at our site in Dahlewitz, Germany. The engine, a BR710, will be dispatched to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation to power a Gulfstream G550. The site, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to supply power and propulsion to New York’s newest and largest high-speed luxury ferry

DERBY, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply power and propulsion to New York’s newest and largest high-speed luxury ferry. The catamaran, operated by New Jersey based Seastreak, will carry up to 600 passengers between Monmouth County, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce hosted exclusive Surrealist Dinner to celebrate premiere of Charles Kaisin’s origami installation in London

Rolls-Royce hosted an exclusive Surrealist Dinner in London last Thursday to celebrate the Art Programme’s collaboration with Belgian designer Charles Kaisin. The event coincided with the premiere of his origami installation, inspired by the Spirit of Ecstasy, the iconic symbol … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä supports project aimed at creating the world’s first autonomous marine transport system

HELSINKI, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä’s strong commitment to developing the technologies, the system reliability, and the essential designs to enable the viability of autonomous shipping is again emphasised through its participation in an important research programme. Together with other leading … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: This year’s yacht shows in Cannes, Genoa and Monaco will see MTU’s latest propulsion technology and service solutions

DERBY, 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is showcasing MTU’s latest propulsion technology and service solutions for sailing and motor yachts at this year’s yacht shows in Cannes, Genoa and Monaco. One of the highlights will be the new 10-cylinder version of … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces the appointment of Simon Kirby as COO

DERBY, 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces today that Simon Kirby has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Simon will join Rolls-Royce in the coming months, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East. We previously announced that we would be appointing … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce MTU engines powered high-speed lifeboat prototype set new sea speed record from Monte Carlo to Venice

Westhampnett, UK, 02-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The SAR 60, a new high-speed lifeboat prototype, has been hailed as ‘the fastest lifeboat in the world’ after completing the Round Italy record. The SAR 60 is powered by two MTU diesel engines, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce signs contract with Tersan Shipyard in Turkey to supply Liquefied Natural Gas propulsion package for cargo carrier

Westhampnett, UK, 09-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed a US$6.5 million contract with Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. The contract is to supply a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) propulsion package for a cargo carrier designed by NSK Ship Design for Norwegian shipowner … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: MTU Turkey signs contract with Istanbul-based Bilgin Yachts for the supply of six MTU engines

80.1-m Bilgin 263 yacht to be powered by twin MTU 16V 4000 units Long-standing partnership between MTU and Bilgin FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY/ ISTANBUL, TURKEY, 09-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — MTU Turkey has signed a contract with Istanbul-based Bilgin Yachts for the supply of … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce completes successful factory acceptance test for first MT30 Gas Turbine for Type 26 Global Combat Ship

DERBY, 04-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce achieved a significant milestone for the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme today. At a ceremony in Bristol the company marked the completion of a successful factory acceptance test for the first … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce wins $2.7bn order for Trent 1000 engines and TotalCare service for 19 Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Norwegian

DERBY, 04-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won a $2.7bn order from Norwegian for Trent 1000 engines and TotalCare® long-term service support for 19 new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The order also includes TotalCare for Trent 1000 engines that will power … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce opens its £30m Production Facility extension to its Derby Assembly & Test Facility

DERBY, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce today marked the official opening of its £30m Production Facility extension to its Derby Assembly & Test Facility with a ceremony conducted by Business Secretary Sajid Javid. The 2867m2 extension will increase capacity to assemble Trent … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce’s CEO Warren East’s update on review of operations

DERBY, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is today presenting the initial findings of Chief Executive Warren East’s review of operations including further details on the actions being taken to improve disclosure and transparency. Highlights include: Initial findings of the review of operations … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to invest $600 million to modernize its manufacturing operations in Indianapolis

Rolls-Royce team member Richard Wilson prepares Rolls-Royce’s AE 3007 jet engine for testing at the company’s manufacturing facilities in Indianapolis Indianapolis, Ind., 6-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (5 October 2015), Rolls-Royce announced the company will invest nearly $600 million to modernize its manufacturing operations … Read the full press release

Sir Kevin Smith CBE appointed Non-Executive Director Rolls-Royce

DERBY, 6-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Holdings plc today announces the appointment of Sir Kevin Smith CBE as a Non-Executive Director. Sir Kevin will join the Board with effect from 1 November 2015 and will become a member of the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to support Trent 500 engines for 3 AerCap Airbus A340s operated by South African Airways

DERBY, 6-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for TotalCare Flex agreements with AerCap and South African Airways. The agreements mark a new milestone for TotalCare Flex, designed for owners and operators of mature engines and … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to increase investment in R&D and further efficiencies of its Marine business

DERBY, 6-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today announced plans to continue the transformation of its Marine business through a programme of increased investment in research and development and further efficiencies, as it positions the business for the future, following … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) announce plans to construct a new production plant in Poland

DERBY, 10-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) have named their joint venture Aero Gearbox International and announced plans to construct a new production plant in Poland. The news follows the signing of a final agreement, on 24 October … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: China National Offshore Oil Corporation takes delivery of Asia’s first LNG-powered tugboat Hai Yang Shi You 525

Derby, England, 8-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia’s first tugboatHai Yang Shi You 525, designed to operate solely on liquefied natural gas as ship’s fuel. Hai Yang Shi You 525, the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to lead €6.6 million project that could pave the way for autonomous ships

Derby, England, 8-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is to lead a new €6.6 million project that could pave the way for autonomous ships. The Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative will produce the specification and preliminary designs for the next generation … Read the full press release

John Rishton to retire as Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce on 2 July 2015

Derby, England, 27-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces today that John Rishton has decided to retire as Chief Executive on 2 July 2015. He will be succeeded by Warren East, whose appointment follows an extensive international search. Warren East was … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to supply power and propulsion package for high-end ice-class multi-purpose vessel for Singaporean ship owner New Orient Marine Pte Ltd

OSLO, 27-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has secured a contract to supply a power and propulsion package for a high-end ice-class multi-purpose vessel under construction at Keppel Singmarine for Singaporean ship owner New Orient Marine Pte Ltd. John Knudsen, Rolls-Royce, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce partners with South Korean ship repairer Sunjin Entech

LONDON, 24-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has extended its service capability in South Korea by partnering with Busan-based ship repairer Sunjin Entech. The new service agreement means that Rolls-Royce can now provide customers with a bespoke one-stop service solution at … Read the full press release

Chinese locomotive manufacturer CNR Dalian and its local South African Consortium orders 232 MTU Series 4000 engines from Rolls-Royce

232 engines for freight locomotives produced by China’s CNR Dalian Engines for use in South African freight transportation Delivery expected from 2015 to 2017 FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY, 27-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has received a major order from Chinese locomotive manufacturer CNR … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to provide aftermarket engine support for the US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 fleets

LONODN, 26-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new, two-year contract to provide aftermarket engine support for the US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 fleets, which provides a more than 30 percent reduction in support costs. The … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces that BG Group selected the Trent 60 DLE industrial gas turbine for its Lake Charles LNG Export project in Louisiana, USA

LONDON,  5-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is proud to announce that BG Group has selected the Trent 60 DLE industrial gas turbine as the driver for the main refrigeration compressors in the proposed Lake Charles LNG Export project in Louisiana, … Read the full press release