About marine

Rolls-Royce – serving the marine market

Rolls-Royce has a world leading range of capabilities in the marine market, encompassing vessel design, the integration of complex systems and the supply and support of power and propulsion equipment. We are leaders in mission-critical systems for offshore oil and gas rigs, offshore, merchant and naval vessels.

Today the Rolls-Royce marine product range is one of the broadest in the world. 70 of the world’s maritime forces and over 30,000 commercial vessels use our equipment. Our global support network underpins all activities and continues to expand with 50 centres in 28 countries with more planned.

Market sectors

We provide a range of capabilities and expertise for offshore vessels and oil and gas platforms, merchant vessels and naval surface ships, with support provided by our global service network.


We are active both in exploration/production and supply/service sectors, supplying systems that range from facilitating seismic research to keeping a rig safely in position. Our UT-Design vessels are an industry benchmark – over 650 are now in service or in build. Advanced designs that benefit from the integration of new technologies required for successful exploration and operation in deeper and more hostile waters.


Equipment and systems are supplied for vessels that range from luxury yachts and cruise ships to ferries and tugs. We continue to expand our range of innovative and efficient cargo vessel designs, and lead the sector in environmentally friendly LNG propulsion solutions.


Our experience in naval propulsion spans over 50 years for both surface ships and submarines. We have developed the MT30, the world’s most powerful marine gas turbine at sea, powering the U.S. Navy’s monohull Littoral Combat Ship, and also selected by Korea and the UK for future naval programmes.