Tag: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce and ZF develop electronic monitoring system for ships
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Rolls-Royce and ZF develop electronic monitoring system for ships

ZF and Rolls-Royce are developing and testing a new electronic monitoring system for ships to help reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The Equipment Health Management System (EHMS) collects and analyses data from the MTU engines, ZF transmission systems and other key components on a vessel, taking into account additional factors, such as wind, waves...

Kongsberg completes Rolls-Royce marine acquisition
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Kongsberg completes Rolls-Royce marine acquisition

Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen (Kongsberg) has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM). RRCM will operate under the Kongsberg brand and the Kongsberg Maritime legal entity. The acquisition was completed today (April 1) following European Commission approval. Net proceeds after transaction costs and other adjustments are estimated to be around £350m to...

Finferries and Rolls-Royce complete autonomous ferry voyage
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Finferries and Rolls-Royce complete autonomous ferry voyage

Rolls-Royce and Finnish ferry operator Finferries have demonstrated full autonomous operation of a ferry in the archipelago south Turku, Finland. The car ferry Falco used a combination of Rolls-Royce Ship Intelligence technologies to successfully navigate autonomously during its voyage between Parainen and Nauvo. The return journey was conducted under remote control. Using sensor fusion and...

Grimaldi opts for Rolls-Royce hybrid propulsion systems
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Grimaldi opts for Rolls-Royce hybrid propulsion systems

Grimaldi Group has confirmed Rolls-Royce Marine will provide hybrid propulsion systems for nine newbuild vessels being built at the Nanjing Jinling Shipyard, China. The nine Ro-Ro vessels will be powered by batteries when in port and a combination of batteries and conventional fuels when sailing. The delivery from Rolls-Royce includes steering gears and the Promas...

Rolls-Royce launches marine energy storage system
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Rolls-Royce launches marine energy storage system

Rolls-Royce has announced it is to launch a lithium-ion based energy storage system specifically for ships. SAVe Energy is a liquid cooled battery system with a modular design to enable the product to scale according to energy and power requirements. The energy storage unit (ESU) has been class approved by DNV GL and is compliant...

What does the future hold for the Maritime industry?
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What does the future hold for the Maritime industry?

By Bilal Ahmed, Business Consultant – Marine at Charlton Morris Shipping is a vital part of global trade. It has always, and continues to be, the most cost-effective way of transporting cargo around the world. Being such an integral part of global trade means that adoption of new technologies is not something the industry takes lightly....

Rolls-Royce and Siem Offshore sign deck machinery maintenance agreement
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Rolls-Royce and Siem Offshore sign deck machinery maintenance agreement

Rolls-Royce has signed a five-year Maintenance Inspection Programme (MIP) with offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore for the maintenance of its deck machinery installations on board 12 anchor handling vessels. The MIP is the formalisation of a cooperation agreement between the two companies following the delivery of ten new AHTS vessels in 2010, and two additional...

Rolls-Royce sells L’Orange to Woodward
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Rolls-Royce sells L’Orange to Woodward

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement to sell L’Orange, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, to Woodward for an enterprise value of €700 million (£610 million). Woodward, which is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, US is an independent designer, manufacturer and service provider of control system solutions and components. It supplies fuel injection technology...

Rolls-Royce to deliver hybrid system for tug
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Rolls-Royce to deliver hybrid system for tug

Rolls-Royce is to deliver a hybrid propulsion system for a multi-purpose tug, being built at the Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Washington State. The vessel is the first hybrid propulsion tug to use Rolls-Royce technology and the first hybrid arrangement for Baydelta Maritime LLC. The hybrid system will increase the vessel’s escort capability, enabling the...