2009

Tuesday, 9 June 2009 Marine

Rolls-Royce designed vessel named ‘Ship of the Year’ for the second year running

An offshore vessel, designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce, has today been named Skipsrevyen ‘Ship of the Year’ at the Nor-Shipping industry event in Oslo, Norway.

Thursday, 4 June 2009 North America

Rolls-Royce invests $1 Million to expand On-Wing Care services in North America

Rolls-Royce formally opened its new North American headquarters for On-Wing Care™ today.

Thursday, 28 May 2009 Defence

GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team launches path to flight test

Evendale, Ohio, US – May 27, 2009 - The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has launched its flight clearance certification review, a process that will prepare the F136 engine for flight testing over the next several months.

Wednesday, 27 May 2009 Energy

First Trent 60 gas turbines in the United States achieve successful start-up

The first three Rolls-Royce Trent 60 gas turbines installed in the United States have successfully achieved “first fire” start-up.  The units are located at two electric power stations in the cities of Lowell and Braintree, Massachusetts, near Boston.

Wednesday, 27 May 2009 Energy

Rolls-Royce wins €70 million Trent contract to power German power station

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a €70 million contract by RWE, Germany’s largest electrical supplier, for four Trent 60 generating sets to replace 1970’s technology gas turbines at the Emsland combined cycle power station.

Wednesday, 27 May 2009 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded $80 million contract for C-130J engine

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded a contract worth $80 million by the U.S. Air Force to provide AE 2100D3 spare engines and parts to power Lockheed Martin C-130J military transport aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, the Royal Norwegian Air Force and the Indian Air Force.

Friday, 22 May 2009 Investors

Rolls-Royce is the most popular engineering graduate recruiter

Rolls-Royce has been voted the ‘Most Popular Graduate Recruiter - Engineering, Design and Manufacturing’ in the UK as part of ‘TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2009’. The awards were chosen from an online poll of students, which generated over 87,000 responses.

Friday, 22 May 2009 Marine

Rolls-Royce marine technology enables deep sea oil exploration off the coast of Brazil

Rolls-Royce has secured a £38 million contract to supply a newly-developed anchor handling system that will enable floating oil platforms to be secured to the seabed in the extreme depths off the coast of Brazil.

Wednesday, 13 May 2009 Defence

Rolls-Royce secures £75 million contract to support Malaysian Adour fleet

Rolls-Royce has signed a £75 million MissionCare™ contract with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) to support the Adour engines which power its fleet of Hawk aircraft.

Friday, 8 May 2009 Marine

Brazilian offshore operator expands its fleet of Rolls-Royce vessels

CBO (Companhia Brasileira de Offshore) has purchased two further Rolls-Royce offshore vessel design and equipment systems in a £13 million order.