Tag Archives: Rolls-Royce

Milestone: 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights for the ultra-reliable long distance business aircraft engine – the Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8

LONDON, 17-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has just announced its Tay 611-8 engine has recently reached to 10 million flying hours milestone in after having had nearly 5 million flights. The engine was originally launched in 1987 and is powering … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines to power Air Premia’s 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft

LONDON, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. The Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology), the latest version of the Trent 1000 will be used … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces blisk production milestone in its Oberursel factory

OBERURSEL, Germany, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Oberursel factory reaches another milestone as it shipped out its 10,000th blisk. Blisks (blade integrated disks) comprised of both rotor disk and blades are highly complex components. Oberursel is the Centre of Excellence … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Dawn open ski season in Courchevel 1850

Rolls-Royce Cullinan opens ski season to serve clients during winter months Cullinan will be joined by Dawn in Courchevel 1850 Continued evolution of Rolls-Royce’s innovative Social Hotspot Programme The marque will return to the spectacular Le Lana Hotel in the … Read the full press release

TomTom to provide Live Traffic information, Online Routing and Electric Vehicle Services for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles

PARIS, 03-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has been chosen by the BMW Group to provide drivers with Live TomTom Traffic information, Online Routing and Electric Vehicle (EV) Services for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles. The deal … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce launches new V-Engine series

New B33:45 liquid fuel and B36:45 gas V-engine series with 12, 16 and 20 cylinder At 600 KW per cylinder the new engines offer a 20 per cent increase in power Perfect fit for hybrid systems with renewable energy sources … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces first UK agreement to deliver MTU hybrid drive system

Hybrid system enables quieter, more fuel efficient and zero-emission train operations After a pilot programme in 2020, Porterbrook plans to offer customers HybridFLEX trains West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest owner of passenger rolling stock, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Irish Rail to jointly pioneer the use of MTU hybrid rail drives on the Irish railway network

Memorandum of Understanding for supply of at least nine MTU Hybrid PowerPacks from 2021 Plan to convert entire Class 22000 fleet pending successful trials Fuel savings of up to 33% West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Iarnród Éireann Irish … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to retrofit the entire Alpha Trains railcar fleet to MTU hybrid drive systems

Letter of intent regarding the hybridisation of Talent, Coradia Lint and Desiro vehicles Intention is to retrofit the entire diesel fleet (in excess of 140 vehicles) operated by Alpha Trains West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Alpha Trains … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines carried successful navigational safety test aboard a 165m passenger ferry

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), following the success of a pilot project … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems by 2020

Completely integrated MTU hybrid propulsion systems as of 2020 Variable operational modes and power ranges between 1,000 and 4,000 kilowatts for yachts, work boats, ferries and patrol boats LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As of 2020, Rolls-Royce will launch a range … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce launched its latest in a series of LNG fuelled marine engines at the SMM maritime exhibition in Hamburg

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today launched its latest in a series of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled marine engines at the SMM maritime exhibition in Hamburg. The Bergen B36:45 model is designed in accordance with the Rolls-Royce … Read the full press release

CMIG Aviation Capital will adopt Rolls-Royce LessorCare across its existing and future fleet of Trent-powered aircraft

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has announced CMIG Aviation Capital as a new customer for LessorCare, the pioneering new service tailored specifically to the needs of lessors. CMIG Aviation Capital will adopt the service across their existing and future fleet … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce unveils completely new podded propulsion system designed to meet market demand for smaller, more compact units

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today unveiled ELegance – a completely new podded propulsion system designed to meet market demand for smaller, more compact units. The ELegance pods – one with an open propeller, the other ducted – complement … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce engines to power US Navy’s new MQ-25 Stingray aircraft of Boeing

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce engines have been selected by Boeing to power the US Navy’s new MQ-25 Stingray aircraft, which will provide unmanned, carrier-based air-to-air refuelling. The US Navy has awarded the MQ-25A engineering and manufacturing contract to Boeing … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce will supply six TT1100 tunnel thrusters for the massive offshore salmon farm of Nordlaks

LONDON, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordlaks in Stokmarknes, Norway, is currently building a 385m long and 60m wide offshore salmon farm. The installation is being built at the CIMC Raffles yard in China. Nordlaks has also ordered a new hybrid/LNG live … Read the full press release

Two new high-speed Fred. Olsen ferries to be powered by four MTU 20-cylinder 8000 M71L engines and by Kamewa waterjets from Rolls-Royce

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to get MTU Series 8000 engines Maintenance agreement to cover MTU’s most powerful engines Existing maintenance agreement for trimaran Benchijigua Express extended Friedrichshafen, Germany, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Two new high-speed ferries to be run by Spanish ferry … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce will work with ABP and Svitzer on digitization and Ship Intelligence solutions

LONDON, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator, and global towage operator Svitzer, to develop the next generation of technologies which will keep Britain trading. The agreement means that … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to launch lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships

LONDON, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. The gain for the ship owners is a clean, safe and cost-efficient complete system. Energy storage is a major green investment for a ship owner. … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce releases a short film featuring the Wraith Luminary Collection

From shooting stars to illuminated wood, the Wraith Luminary Collection encapsulates the extraordinary talent of the Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective. Just 55 motor cars exist, inspired by, and created for those who lead where others follow. DERBY, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce becomes Bruce Power’s digital partner

LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a move that supports Bruce Power’s vision of providing reliable electricity to Ontario until 2064, Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding to be Bruce Power’s digital partner. This new agreement expands the two companies’ … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce expands engine family for business aviation with the introduction of the Pearl

Pearl engine will power the new Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 29-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces the launch of a new engine family for business aviation, with the introduction of the Pearl. The engine … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to maintain Siem Offshore’s deck machinery installations aboard 12 state-of-the art anchor handling vessels

DERBY, UK, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed a long-term service agreement with offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore for the maintenance of its deck machinery installations aboard 12 state-of-the art anchor handling vessels. The five-year Maintenance Inspection Programme (MIP) is … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: Jereh Petroleum Equipment orders 16 MTU 12V 4000 T95 Oil & Gas engines for new fracturing pump equipment

16 MTU 12V 4000 T95 Oil & Gas engines delivering up to 1,865 kW for new fracturing pumps Engines fulfil EPA Tier 4 final emission requirement without aftertreatment All engines to be delivered in 2018 Beijing, China, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: Successful simulation of hybrid train operation on Lake Constance Belt Railway (Bodenseegürtelbahn)

Successful simulation of hybrid train operation on Lake Constance Belt Railway MTU Hybrid PowerPack reduces emissions, noise levels and operating costs on the existing infrastructure Development is part of the Rolls-Royce electrification strategy Friedrichshafen, Germany, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The MTU … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: Jackson Square Aviation will adopt LessorCare across its existing and future fleets of Trent-powered aircraft

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has announced Jackson Square Aviation as a new customer for LessorCare, the pioneering new service tailored specifically to the needs of lessors. Jackson Square Aviation will adopt LessorCare across its existing and … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to sell L’Orange to Woodward Inc for enterprise value of €700 million

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell L’Orange, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, to Woodward Inc., for an enterprise value of €700 million (£610 million). Woodward … Read the full press release

Martin Fritsches appointed Vice President of Sales for the Americas region at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Derby, United Kingdom, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is pleased to announce that as of May 1 2018, Martin Fritsches will assume the role of Vice President of Sales for the Americas region. In his new role, Mr. Fritsches will be responsible … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce unveils situational awareness system to mitigate against the safety risks navigators face when operating vessels at night

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has unveiled a sophisticated situational awareness system that fuses multiple sensors with intelligent software to mitigate against the safety risks navigators face when operating vessels at night, in adverse weather conditions or … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to use Thai Airways’ testbed to support its Trent XWB engine programme

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has announced an agreement with Thai Airways International to deliver further testbed capacity to support its unprecedented Trent programme activity. Rolls-Royce will use THAI’s testbed at Don Mueang Airport to support its … Read the full press release