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The eighth generation Rolls-Royce Phantom continues to earn plaudits from the world’s most prestigious and discerning critics

The Rolls-Royce Phantom has earned BBC Top Gear Magazine’s coveted ‘Luxury Car of the Year’, just weeks after its global media launch on the banks of Lake Lucerne in Vitznau, Switzerland. Rolls-Royce Phantom wins coveted award just weeks after global … Read the full press release

Marine leisure market: ground-breaking luxury yacht concept unveiled by Rolls-Royce

DERBY, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has unveiled a ground-breaking luxury yacht concept designed to showcase the advantages of advanced ship intelligence solutions and hybrid propulsion based on LNG fuel and battery power in the marine leisure market. Introduced today … Read the full press release

Finnish manufacturer of forestry machines Ponsse receives the 11,111th MTU engine from Rolls-Royce

Ponsse has put its trust in MTU engines for more than 15 years Stage V engine has now completed intensive field testing FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 11,111th engine delivered to Ponsse by Rolls-Royce is a Series 1000 six-cylinder in-line … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce presents MTU agricultural engines designed to meet the EU Stage V emissions regulations at Agritechnica in Hanover

Agricultural vehicle manufacturers testing EU Stage V engines from MTU in a variety of applications Some 10,000 hours of operation already completed Delivery of EU Stage V engines from MTU to begin as of June 2018 FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: better insight into the engines with new range of apps for airline pilots

DERBY, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has launched a unique new range of apps, designed specifically for customer airline pilots, to give them a better insight into their engines. The Pilot App enables pilots and their airlines to save fuel and … Read the full press release

Civil aerospace engines: first run of Rolls-Royce Advance3 demonstrator

DERBY, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is reaching a new milestone in the development of its next generation of civil aerospace engines with the first run of its Advance3 demonstrator. The demonstrator will test a new engine core that will deliver … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Google cooperate over autonomous ships

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Google to develop further its intelligent awareness systems which are making existing vessels safer and are essential to making autonomous ships a reality. The agreement, believed to be … Read the full press release

Open source digital platform to build digital twins of real ships

Rolls-Royce, The Norwegian University of Technology Science (NTNU), research organisation SINTEF Ocean, and classification society DNV GL have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the aim of creating an open source digital platform for use in the development of … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to invest £150m to support the planned doubling of engine production in UK

DERBY, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today announced a £150m investment in new and existing civil aerospace facilities in the UK to support the planned doubling of engine production and deliver on our record civil aerospace order book. The investment, … Read the full press release

Laser Peening Metal Enhancement System Sold to ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg

Laser peening extends component service life through increased fatigue strength, improved damage tolerance, and enhanced corrosion cracking resistance. It has been widely adopted by combustion turbine manufacturers to prevent critical component failures. Dublin, Ohio, USA, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LSP … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to supply 15 gas engines to Norwegian Ferry Company, Torghatten Nord AS

DERBY, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed a deal to supply 15 gas engines to Norwegian Ferry Company, Torghatten Nord AS. The engines will power five Multi Maritime designed LNG ferries operating between Bergen and Stord. Kjell Harloff, Rolls-Royce, Vice … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce’s next generation Energy Management System has been launched

DERBY, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has launched the next generation of its Energy Management (EM) System. The system will allow customers to reduce energy usage, fuel consumption and operating costs whilst supporting environmental compliance and providing performance information that … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to equip Norwegian Coastal Administration’s new vessel OV Ryvingen with hybrid system

DERBY, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Norwegian Coastal Administration’s new multipurpose vessel OV Ryvingen will be its second to combine traditional diesel power with battery-driven operation. The battery pack that Rolls-Royce has been commissioned to equip the Ryvingen with will … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft for Lion Group

DERBY, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won a $300m order from Lion Group for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The Lion Group already operates three of the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce combined heat and power plants supply energy in 30 greenhouses in Holland, Belgium, Russia and the UK

2 CHP plants for tomato greenhouse in Belgium go into operation 10 year Long-term service agreement signed Rolls-Royce gensets deliver a total electrical output of 270 MW in 30 greenhouses in Holland, Belgium, Russia and the UK FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 26-Apr-2017 — … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

LONDON, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces today that Paul Stein has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East. In his new role, Paul will be accountable for Rolls-Royce’s technology investment and for ensuring its close … Read the full press release

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