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Civil
Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Rolls-Royce has won an order worth $1.2 billion for Trent 7000 engines and TotalCare® service support from Garuda Indonesia. The engines will power 14 Airbus A330neo aircraft.

Power
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
  • 36 MTU Onsite Energy Series 4000 gensets supplied for power plant
  • Power plant to feed 56 MW into public grid from May 2016
North America
Thursday, 14 April 2016

(Indianapolis & West Lafayette, Ind.) Rolls-Royce and Purdue University will combine resources to form a $33 million jet-engine research and development program to create next-generation aircraft propulsion systems.

Marine
Tuesday, 12 April 2016

The Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA) project, led by Rolls-Royce, introduced the project’s first commercial ship operators: ferry operator Finferries and dry bulk cargo carriers ESL Shipping Oy. The announcement came at a conference presenting the findings of the initiative’s first year of research at Helsinki’s Finlandia Hall last week.

Marine
Tuesday, 12 April 2016

The Rolls-Royce led Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA) project unveiled a vision of how remote and autonomous shipping will become a reality, changing the nature of the shipping industry. The project’s first year findings were presented at a conference at Helsinki’s Finlandia Hall last week.

Defence
Monday, 11 April 2016

Rolls-Royce has opened a new Service Delivery Center at Naval Air Station Kingsville (TX) to support T-45 aircraft used to train US Navy and Marine Corps pilots.

Nuclear
Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Rolls-Royce and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) have further strengthened their strategic collaboration in civil nuclear power with contracts signed in China today.

Investors
Monday, 4 April 2016

Following the announcement on 12 February 2016 that Lewis Booth would stand down as Senior Independent Director once a successor had been identified, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Sir Kevin Smith as Senior Independent Director. This appointment will take effect after the Annual General Meeting on 5 May 2016, and Lewis Booth will continue in role until then. Lewis will continue as a Non–Executive Director and chairman of the Audit Committee.

Marine
Wednesday, 30 March 2016

The Norwegian shipbuilding company Kleven has announced a contract for one fishing stern trawler to be designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce. The fishing vessel has been ordered by the Spanish company Pesquera Ancora S.L.U.

Defence
Monday, 28 March 2016

Rolls-Royce has agreed a new £79 million contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to provide support for the Adour engines which power Hawk jet trainer aircraft, including those flown by the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team - the Red Arrows.