2013 Press releases

Monday, 7 October 2013 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded up to $496 million for T56 engine support

Rolls-Royce has been awarded two contracts worth a combined value up to $496 million to support T56 engines on US government aircraft.

Thursday, 3 October 2013 Marine

Rolls-Royce advanced seismic research vessel delivered in China

Rolls-Royce congratulates Shanghai Offshore Petroleum Bureau, Sinopec on the delivery of the FA XIAN6, a Rolls-Royce designed seismic research vessel which will identify oil and gas reserves around the world.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 Defence

Rolls-Royce to develop new services facility for Global Hawk engines at Tinker Air Force Base

Rolls-Royce will open a new engine depot services facility at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma to support the US Air Force Global Hawk fleet.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 Marine

Rolls-Royce to upgrade Norwegian cruise ship with fuel efficient Promas Lite system

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply its innovative Promas Lite propulsion system to the Norwegian ship owner Hurtigruten to improve propeller efficiency on its cruise ship Richard With.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 Investors

Update on Rolls-Royce UTC collaboration

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply its innovative Promas Lite propulsion system to the Norwegian ship owner Hurtigruten to improve propeller efficiency on its cruise ship Richard With.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 Civil

Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines worth $1.5bn to power 25 Lufthansa aircraft

Lufthansa has selected Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines worth $1.5bn, including TotalCareĀ® service support, to power 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 Civil

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 powers Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner first flight

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines have powered the successful first test flight of the Boeing 787-9, the second member of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner family

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 Defence

Rolls-Royce T56 engine enhancement receives FAA Type Certificate

National Harbor, Maryland -- Rolls-Royce has received an FAA Type Certificate for the T56 engine enhancement program, a technology improvement that will significantly reduce fuel consumption, and could save the US Air Force billions of dollars and extend the life of its C-130H transport fleet.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 Marine

Rolls-Royce wins gas turbine design contract for UK Royal Navy's future Type 26 Global Combat Ship

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract to design the gas turbine system for the Royal Navy's future Type 26 Global Combat Ship, which will, subject to contract, feature the world's most powerful marine gas turbine, the Rolls-Royce MT30.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 Civil

Rolls-Royce receives EASA approval for higher efficiency and thrust Trent 1000 engines

Rolls-Royce has been awarded certification for its higher efficiency and thrust "package C" variant of the Trent 1000 engine that will power the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.