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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Norway’s Suspension of Bergen Engines Sale a ‘Serious Concern’, Russia Embassy Says
by Terje Solsvik (Reuters) – Norway’s decision to suspend the planned sale of a maritime engine maker to Russia’s TMH Group is a matter of “serious concern” and suggests possible...
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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...
Monday, December 3, 2018
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...
Thursday, August 16, 2018
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...
Friday, July 6, 2018
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...
Friday, June 15, 2018
Monday, May 14, 2018
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...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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...
Friday, January 26, 2018
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 &...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
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)...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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...
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