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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Rolls-Royce has today confirmed its intention to sell its Michell Bearings business to British Engines Limited for a cash consideration of £12.6m. Subject to licence consents, the sale will be completed in the autumn.

Thursday, 23 April 2015

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.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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.

Friday, 17 April 2015

Rolls-Royce has won its largest ever order, worth $9.2bn, to provide Trent 900 engines and TotalCare® service support to Emirates. The engines will power 50 Airbus A380 aircraft that will enter service from 2016.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Rolls-Royce has been recognised as a Supplier of the Year by The Boeing Company, one of 14 companies and one university honoured for distinguished performance in working with Boeing.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

A Rolls-Royce pure-gas engine has propelled Nor Lines’ Kvitbjørn today into the history books by becoming the world’s first vessel to operate between Asia and Europe solely on liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the ship’s bunker fuel. Kvitbjørn’s naming ceremony in Stavanger celebrates Nor Lines’ 5000dwt short sea cargo vessel, built to Rolls-Royce’s award-winning Environship concept.

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Rolls-Royce would like to congratulate Farstad Shipping ASA for their recently named highly advanced subsea and construction vessel Far Sleipner. The event also marks the first delivery of a vessel equipped with the latest generation dynamic positioning system DP3 from Rolls-Royce. Designed and built by Vard (Vard 3 07), the vessel is equipped with Rolls-Royce bridge controls, DP3, engines and propulsion.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Rolls-Royce has signed contracts with Bastø-Fosen and Fjord 1 in Norway for azimuth propulsion systems for five new double ended ferries. The ferries are scheduled to enter into service along the coast of Norway in the summer of 2016.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Grimaldi Group has returned to Rolls-Royce with an order for five more Promas Lite upgrades just seven months after signing a contract to retrofit the integrated rudder propeller system to ten Ro-Ro (roll-on, roll-off) vessels operating under the Group’s Finnlines brand.

Monday, 30 March 2015

Rolls-Royce has today announced the acquisition of R.O.V Technologies, Inc., a US-based business primarily providing nuclear utility operators with remote visual inspection services for Boiling Water Reactors (BWR) and Pressurised Water Reactors (PWR.