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Monday, 19 May 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to support international medical charity Mercy Ships

Rolls-Royce announced today support for Mercy Ships, an international charity with the mission to increase global access to healthcare through a fleet of hospital ships. Rolls-Royce will provide a comprehensive service offering for the equipment aboard the Africa Mercy, as well as access to world-class Rolls-Royce training facilities and direct financial support.

Monday, 19 May 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce delivers further CorporateCare® improvements

Rolls-Royce is making further improvements to CorporateCare®, its comprehensive engine maintenance management programme for new and in-service Rolls-Royce BR725, BR710, Tay and AE 3007 engines.

Monday, 19 May 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce selected to power new Gulfstream G650ER

Rolls-Royce BR725 engines will power Gulfstream's new ultra-long-range business jet - the G650ER, announced today at the EBACE airshow in Geneva, Switzerland.

Monday, 19 May 2014 Defence

NOAA 'Hurricane Hunters' complete flight tests with Rolls-Royce T56 series 3.5 engine enhancement

The WP-3D "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have completed flight tests to qualify the fuel-saving T56 Series 3.5 engine enhancement package developed by Rolls-Royce.

Thursday, 15 May 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce dispatches first Trent XWB for entry into service

Rolls-Royce today dispatched the first production Trent XWB that will power the Airbus A350 XWB's entry into commercial service with Qatar Airways later this year.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce receives Civil Certifications for turbine engines to support Chinese general aviation market

Rolls-Royce has received certifications from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for various models of the M250 turboprop and turboshaft engines as well as the RR300 helicopter engine.

Friday, 9 May 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce secures offshore design and equipment orders for more than £60m

Rolls-Royce has announced orders from a variety of international customers for its offshore ship designs and equipment worth more than £60m.

Friday, 9 May 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce appoints Mikael Makinen as President of Marine business

Rolls-Royce has announced that it has appointed Mikael Makinen as President of its Marine business. Mikael joins from McGregor, where he was President, and before that he held a number of senior positions at Cargotec and Wärtsilä.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014 Energy

Rolls-Royce signs agreement to sell its Energy Gas Turbine and Compressor business to Siemens

Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its Energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens for a £785 million cash consideration.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce secures multi-million pound propulsion contract

Rolls-Royce has signed contracts with China Oilfield Services Ltd. (COSL), worth £19m. Rolls-Royce will deliver propulsion equipment for two deep-sea research vessels and one seismic vessel.