India’s Goa Shipyard to manufacture MTU Series 8000 engines

APRIL 12, 2018 — Rolls-Royce and India’s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) have agreed to cooperate on the local manufacturing of MTU Series 8000 engines in India. Under the agreement, which was signed

Woodward to acquire fuel injection specialist L’Orange

APRIL 9, 2018 — Rolls-Royce (London:RR.) and Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) have signed an agreement for Woodward to acquire L’Orange GmbH and its related operations located in Germany, the United States and China

Seven more Majestic Fast Ferry cats to be MTU powered

MARCH 29, 2018 — Seven 39m Incat Crowther-designed catamaran fast ferries on order for Singapore operator Majestic Fast Ferry Pte Ltd will each be powered by two MTU 16V 2000 M72 engines.

New 16-cylinder MTU Series 8000 engines to power French frigates

MARCH 26, 2018 — Rolls-Royce has received its first order for the new 16-cylinder engines in its MTU Series 8000 range. French shipbuilder Naval Group (known as DCNS until 2017) has ordered

MTU Series 4000 completes IMO Tier III certification testing

MARCH 22, 2018 — Rolls-Royce reports that the latest generation of MTU’s Series 4000 engines, equipped with the SCR system for ships, has successfully completed IMO Tier III certification tests. Representatives of

R-R waterjets and MTU engines picked for carbon fiber cats

MARCH 2, 2018 — Rolls-Royce is to supply Kamewa waterjet propulsion units and MTU engines for the three 42 m high-speed, lightweight carbon fiber cats ferries that Norwegian shipbuilder Brødrene Aa for

Rolls-Royce may sell off commercial marine business

JANUARY 17, 2017 — Rolls-Royce said today that it is looking at the “strategic options” for its commercial marine operation and planning a reduction from five operating businesses to three core units

VIDEO: First MTU marine gas engines complete factory tests

DECEMBER 13, 2017 — The first two pre-production units of MTU’s new marine gas engine have successfully completed factory acceptance testing. The 16-cylinder Series 4000 gas engines, each with an output of

MTU at work on engines with electrically assisted turbocharging

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 — By 2021, MTU plans to start offer engines with electrically-assisted turbocharging. “Electrically-assisted charging is a milestone on the way to the hybridizing of the engine. Using this technology,

MTU premiers ship automation system for the future

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 — Rolls-Royce will premier the new Equipment Health Monitoring function available with MTU’s Callosum Ship Automation System at the DSEI Defense and Security Exhibition in London (September 12–15). The