Rolls-Royce gets $40.8 million LCAC engine contract mod

NOVEMBER 16, 2018 — Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, IN, has been awarded a $40,890,720 modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of 20 production MT7 marine turbine engines for Landing Craft,

Rolls-Royce to equip two fishing vessels on order at Karstensen

NOVEMBER 12, 2018 — Icelandic shipowners Samherji Island and Sildarvinnslan have confirmed orders with Denmark’s Karstensen Shipyard for two identical 88 m trawl and purse seiner newbuildings whose hulls will be built in

Belgium orders new research vessel at Spain’s Freire Shipyard

NOVEMBER 7, 2018 — Belgium has ordered a new EUR 58 million (about $67 million) research vessel at Spain’s Freire Shipyard that will replace the aging RV Belgica. When the new vessel

Havila Kystruten newbuilds to have R-R power and propulsion solutions

OCTOBER 25, 2018 — Norwegian ship owning company Havila Kystruten AS, has ordered four newbuild RoPax vessels of Havyard 923 design that will start operations January 2023 on the the coastal route

Rolls-Royce and Intel collaborate on intelligent ship development

OCTOBER 15, 2018 — Rolls-Royce and Intel say they intend to collaborate on designs for sophisticated intelligent shipping systems that will make commercial shipping safer, bringing together the expertise in advanced ship

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

Rolls-Royce launches new Bergen B36:45 marine gas engine

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 — Rolls-Royce launched its latest in a series of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled marine engines at this week’s SMM in Hamburg. The Bergen B36:45 model is designed in

Rolls-Royce launches new podded propulsion system

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 — Rolls-Royce today unveiled ELegance – a completely new podded propulsion system designed to meet market demand for smaller, more compact units. The ELegance pods – one with an

Iridium and Rolls-Royce cooperate on autonomous ship connectivity

AUGUST 30, 2018 — Satellite communications specialist Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce Marine in support of its autonomous vessel development program. The two companies

Rolls-Royce nets equipment order for fish farm, wellboat

AUGUST 28, 2018 — Founded in 1989, Norway’s Nordlaks produces, processes, and sells high quality Atlantic salmon and Rainbow trout worldwide. This past February, Nordlaks signed a contract with China’s CIMC Raffles