Press releases

sign up to get the latest updates delivered to your inbox.

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 Investors

University of Virginia and Virginia Tech join Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre network

(Reston, VA - April 8, 2014) Rolls-Royce announced today that Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia (U.Va.) are joining the global Rolls-Royce University Technology Centers (UTC) network, consisting of research groups in world-class universities identified to develop long-term research and technology programs. Creating a UTC provides each party with mutual benefits through funding of fundamental, collaborative research to advance key aerospace technologies critical to Rolls-Royce.

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce awarded $100 million contract to service US Navy T-45 trainer aircraft engine

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) contract valued at over $100m by the US Department of Defense to provide continued support for the F405 (Adour) engines that power the US Navy's T-45 training aircraft.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce starts assembly of first higher-thrust Trent XWB

Rolls-Royce has started assembly of the first higher-thrust version of the Trent XWB, the world’s most efficient aero engine flying today, which will exclusively power the Airbus A350-1000 aircraft.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to supply engines and anchor handling equipment for Bourbon Offshore Norway

Rolls-Royce is to deliver deck machinery and engines to an arctic Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel (AHTS) to be built by Vard for Bourbon Offshore Norway. The contract has a value in excess of £17M for Rolls-Royce.

Monday, 7 April 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce invests in new marine facility to support continued growth of Brazil's offshore oil and gas industry

Rolls-Royce and UK Chancellor George Osborne announced today that the Group will further invest in Rio de Janeiro State to better support customers in the rapidly expanding offshore oil and gas industry. A new £22 million marine facility in Duque de Caxias will be used to assemble and test large thrusters and other propulsion equipment for use on semisubmersible rigs, drill ships, FPSOs and other highly complex offshore vessels.

Friday, 4 April 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce secures contract for wave piercing offshore vessel

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed an £11 million contract with Spanish shipyard Gondan for a wave piercing offshore vessel to be delivered to Simon Møkster Shipping in Norway.

Monday, 31 March 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce wins Heyerdahl Award 2014

Rolls-Royce has been awarded the maritime Heyerdahl Award 2014. The award was presented by His Majesty King Harald at the Norwegian Shipowners' Associations Annual Conference in Oslo 31 March.

Monday, 31 March 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce supports US Marine Corps KC-130Js through $50 million contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract to support the US Marines Corps fleet of KC-130J air-to-air refuelling tankers, worth more than $50 million.

Friday, 28 March 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to deliver innovative ship equipment to Volstad Shipping

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to deliver a unique package of advanced ship equipment for a new offshore construction vessel currently being built in Turkey for the Norwegian ship owner Volstad Shipping AS.

Thursday, 27 March 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce selected by ANA to provide Trent engines worth $1.1BN

Rolls-Royce has been selected by All Nippon Airways (ANA) to provide Trent 1000 engines, worth $1.1bn, to power 25 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.