Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have today successfully demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland. The car ferry …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce received Approval in Principle (AIP) from classification organization ABS for its novel hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs. The AIP was granted following an evaluation of the world’s first …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce wins propulsion contract for nine Ro-Ro vessels

Rolls-Royce wins propulsion contract for nine Ro-Ro vessels

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has won a significant contract to deliver the propulsion system to nine vessels to be built by Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co in China for the Italian Grimaldi Group. The nine 238 meter long …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Curious
Rolls-Royce mooring systems set the standard in drill rig safety

Rolls-Royce mooring systems set the standard in drill rig safety

Rolls-Royce has signed agreements for the supply of mooring equipment to drilling rigs under construction at Singapore’s KeppelFELS yard and China Merchants Heavy Industry’s facility in Jiangsu, China. The …
Nov 28, 2018 /  Curious
Rolls-Royce to supply MTU generator sets for refurbishment of UK Type 45 naval vessels

Rolls-Royce to supply MTU generator sets for refurbishment of UK Type 45 naval vessels

8 MTU gensets to replace existing diesel gensets for electricity supplies to main propulsion and on-board consumers Rolls-Royce is to supply 18 MTU Series 4000 diesel generator sets to BAE Systems as part of the Power …
Nov 26, 2018 /  Naval
Danish shipyard orders large equipment package from Rolls-Royce

Danish shipyard orders large equipment package from Rolls-Royce

The Danish yard Karstensens Skibsværft is set build and design two new vessels for trawl and purse seine fishing ordered by two Icelandic ship-owning companies. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has been selected to …
Nov 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce to deliver design and ship equipment for Belgium’s new research vessel

Rolls-Royce to deliver design and ship equipment for Belgium’s new research vessel

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract by the Spanish shipbuilder Freire to deliver ship design and equipment systems for a new oceanographic research vessel for Belgium. The IMO polar code compliant vessel will be …
Nov 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce to provide power and propulsion for Norway’s new eco-friendly coastal route operator

Rolls-Royce to provide power and propulsion for Norway’s new eco-friendly coastal route operator

The Norwegian ship owning company Havila Kystruten AS, has ordered four new build Ro-Pax vessels of Havyard 923 design. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine will provide power and propulsion for all four ships. From January …
Oct 25, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce and Intel announce autonomous ship collaboration

Rolls-Royce and Intel announce autonomous ship collaboration

Rolls-Royce and Intel are intending to collaborate on designs for sophisticated intelligent shipping systems that will make commercial shipping safer, the parties announced today. This will advance smart, connected …
Oct 15, 2018 /  Curious
Rolls-Royce and MOL verify enhanced navigational safety with Intelligent Awareness tests aboard passenger ferry

Rolls-Royce and MOL verify enhanced navigational safety with Intelligent Awareness tests aboard passenger ferry

The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Curious