Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Press Releases

Rolls-Royce acquires leading supplier of ship control systems Servowatch

Power Systems division modernises and strengthens MTU portfolio of platform management systems and ship control systems. 46 employees in the United Kingdom and India deliver integrated marine automation solutions for...

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 223

Monday, December 3, 2018
falco autonomous ferry operation
Interesting

Fully-Autonomous Ferry Demonstrated in Northern Europe

The autonomous operation of the ferry Falco comes after another ferry, named Folgefonn, was successfully tested in Norway.  Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have successfully demonstrated what they claim...

December 3, 2018
Total Views: 81

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Environment

All-Electric Ships on the Horizon as Rolls Launches New Battery System

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc has begun offering its own battery-powered ship engines in a move that signals the gathering momentum behind a push toward hybrid and...

August 16, 2018
Total Views: 38

Friday, July 6, 2018
autonomous containership
Maritime News

Kongsberg to Acquire Rolls-Royce’s Commercial Marine Business

Norwegian technology group Kongsberg has entered into an agreement to acquire Rolls-Royce’s struggling commercial marine business in a GBP 500 million deal. The acquisition includes the marine products, systems and...

July 6, 2018
Total Views: 12

Friday, June 15, 2018
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce CEO Sets Ambitious Goals

by Sarah Young (Reuters) – Rolls-Royce said it would exceed its 2020 guidance as it announced new ambitious mid-term goals, sending its shares to four-year highs and reflecting investor faith that...

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 6

Monday, May 14, 2018
autonomous containership
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce and AXA Partner on Risk Management Products for Autonomous Shipping

Rolls-Royce and risk management firm AXA Corporate Solutions on Monday announced they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore ways to jointly develop risk management products for autonomous...

May 14, 2018
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Offshore News

Rolls-Royce to Upgrade Six Platform Supply Vessels with Battery Power

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has received an order to deliver battery-powered energy systems for six platform supply vessels owned by a joint venture involving U.S.-based SEACORE Marine and China Cosco Shipping...

January 30, 2018
Total Views: 8

Friday, January 26, 2018
Research & Development Centre for Autonomous Ships finland
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce Opens Autonomous Ship Research Center in Finland

Rolls-Royce has opened a state-of-the-art research facility in Turku, Finland, designed to aid in the further development of autonomous ship technology for the global shipping industry. The new Research &...

January 26, 2018
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
News

Rolls-Royce Considering Sale of Commercial Marine Business

Rolls-Royce announces that it is embarking on a further simplification of the business, which includes the potential sale of its commercial marine operation, as it consolidates its operating businesses into...

January 17, 2018
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
rolls-royce crystal blue yacht
News

Rolls-Royce Unveils Dynamically-Positioned, LNG-Powered Superyacht Concept

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a new luxury yacht concept design which the company says showcases the advantages of advanced ship intelligence solutions and hybrid propulsion based on LNG fuel and battery...

November 14, 2017
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
autonomous containership
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce to Use Google Machine Learning in Quest for Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Google to gain access to the tech giant’s intelligent awareness systems to help make existing vessels safer and eventually leading to the development of...

October 3, 2017
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce Unveils Autonomous Naval Vessel Concept

Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans for an autonomous naval vessel that it will market to international navies as interest from the naval sector increases. Rolls-Royce says the autonomous vessel will have a...

September 12, 2017
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Interesting

World’s First Remotely-Controlled Commercial Vessel Put to the Test in Copenhagen

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have demonstrated what is believed to be the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel, Svitzer Hermod, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Rolls-Royce said Tuesday.  During the...

June 20, 2017
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
News

Rolls-Royce Unveils New Unified Ship Designs

Ship designers at Rolls-Royce have unveiled what the company describes as a radical overhaul of its vessel design philosophy aiming to optimize vessel construction and operations without sacrificing space on board....

May 30, 2017
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce to Open Remote Controlled and Autonomous Shipping Center in Finland

Rolls-Royce has announced plans to open a global research and development center for the advancement of remote controlled and autonomous shipping technology in Turku, Finland. The center is expected to...

March 8, 2017
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
News

Rolls-Royce Jumps on Profit Upgrade and Bribery Settlement

By Sarah Young and Kirstin Ridley LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Shares in Rolls-Royce jumped as much as 7 percent on Tuesday after the British maker of engines for planes...

January 17, 2017
Total Views: 4

Thursday, December 1, 2016
News

Rolls-Royce to Cut Another 800 Jobs from Marine Unit

LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – British engineering company Rolls-Royce said it would cut a further 800 jobs in its marine business to save an extra 50 million pounds ($63 million)...

December 1, 2016
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce to Close Ship-Engine Sites as CEO Deepens Cost Cuts

By Benjamin Katz (Bloomberg) — Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc will close the bulk of sites at its marine-engine and ship-design unit and shift some production to emerging economies as the lower price...

November 16, 2016
Total Views: 2

Monday, November 14, 2016
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce Launches Strategic Partnership to Develop Smart, Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre to design, test, and validate the first generation of remotely controlled and automated ships. Rolls-Royce, which has...

November 14, 2016
Total Views: 10

Friday, October 28, 2016
Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge
Photo

SPOTD – Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge Aboard The Stril Luna

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) shows the platform supply vessel Stril Luna at work in the oil fields off Norway.  When Stril Luna was delivered from the Astilleros...

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 37