Rolls-Royce Power Systems names Otto Preiss COO

Otto Preiss is to join the management board of Rolls-Royce Powers Systems as Chief Operating Officer (COO) on May 1. Preiss joins the company, whose brands include MTU and Bergen Engines, after

Robert Allan awarded AiP for LNG-fueled pushboat

Classification society DNV GL has presented Vancouver, B.C., based naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd. with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a natural gas fueled shallow draft pushboat design, the RApide

Rolls-Royce inks 10-year, 17-tug service deal with Svitzer

Rolls-Royce has signed a 10-year service agreement with global towage and marine services operator Svitzer A/S. Called a Global Frame Value Care Agreement (VCA) it covers spare parts deliveries in six countries

VIDEO: Robert Allan and MTU develop LNG fueled shallow draft push boat

LNG is increasingly becoming a maritime industry “fuel of choice,” for the maritime industry, not only for its potential in reducing environmentally harmful emissions, but also for its reduced cost when compared

Rolls-Royce Power Systems business to restructure its brands

The Rolls-Royce Group says that its Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit, with its core brand MTU, is to “present itself more clearly in future as an integral part of the British Rolls-Royce

Fast cat is test bed for new MTU and ZF monitoring system

Rolls-Royce and ZF are developing a new electronic monitoring system for ships. The aim is to achieve maximum vessel availability, while keeping fuel consumption and CO2 emissions to a minimum. Called the

Foss newbuild tugs feature MTU Tier 4 diesels

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders has set an aggressive time table to deliver four 90-short ton bollard pull tugs to Foss Maritime that represent the company’s push to enhance its fleet with vessels

Sunseeker to introduce yacht with MTU hybrid propulsion system

JANUARY 24, 2019 — British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce have agreed to present the first yacht fitted with an MTU series production hybrid propulsion system in 2020. The new

Nichols Brothers wins order for two high speed passenger-only ferries

DECEMBER 20, 2018 — Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB), Freeland, WA, has won a contract to construct two 250-passenger high speed ferries for Kitsap Transit, Bremerton, WA. NBBB reports that the contract

MTU introduces new hybrid marine propulsion systems

SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 — Rolls-Royce plans to launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid marine propulsion systems onto the market in 2020. The propulsion systems will be available for yachts, work