2014 Press releases

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Defence

V-22 flight tests validate ‘hot and high’ capability for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines

Flight tests have validated a new engine upgrade for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines powering V-22 aircraft, maximizing 'hot and high' capability up to 6,000 feet of altitude and 95° F.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce completes factory acceptance test on Korean Navy's first MT30 gas turbine

Rolls-Royce has reached a major milestone in the Republic of Korea Navy's FFX frigate programme, with the successful completion of acceptance tests for the MT30 gas turbine.

Thursday, 11 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to supply deck machinery, propulsion and engines for an Advanced Offshore Vessel built by Vard

Rolls-Royce has won a £19m contract with the Norwegian shipbuilding group Vard to deliver deck machinery, propulsion and engines to a new offshore construction and anchor handling vessel (OCV) for the Norwegian owner REM Supply. The vessel will be designed by Vard.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce congratulates Norled and Fjellstrand on winning the Ship of the Year 2014 Award

Rolls-Royce congratulates ferry owner Norled and Fjellstrand Yard on winning the prestigious "Ship of the Year" industry award.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce wins contract to install fuel efficient Promas Lite system on two more Finnlines vessels

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to install its efficient Promas Lite propulsion system on two vessels for ferry operator Finnlines.

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce launches a new family of medium speed marine engines

Rolls-Royce has today unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by diesel and gas.

Monday, 8 September 2014 Marine

The first vessel with Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge enters operation

Norwegian ship owner Simon Møkster Shipping received its new offshore vessel, Stril Luna, from Gondan shipyard in Spain on 29 August.

Thursday, 4 September 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce supports Science teaching through partnership with Teach First

Rolls-Royce today announced support for UK education charity Teach First, with a three year partnership that will help to provide inspirational science teaching to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Monday, 1 September 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce tests composite fan systems for Advance and UltraFan™ at John C. Stennis Space Center

The Rolls-Royce composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan system for the Advance and UltraFan™ engine designs has completed its most recent phase of testing at the company's outdoor jet engine test facility at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to supply offshore cranes for Brazilian Platform Supply Vessels

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Detroit Chile SA to supply offshore cranes to nine Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) under construction at Detroit Brasil Ltda. shipyard, in Itajaì, Brazil.