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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.

Friday, 21 March 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to supply design and integrated systems package to Cosco

Rolls-Royce has won an order to provide an integrated design and equipment package for two offshore supply vessels to be built at COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd in China for Singapore based Chellsea Group.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to power Asia's first gas powered tug

Rolls-Royce has won an order from Chinese state oil company CNOOC, to power Asia's first gas powered tug.