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Rolls-Royce Power Systems is taking its new 17-million-euro paint shop into operation in MTU Plant 2 in Friedrichshafen.  The new plant will facilitate more efficient and more ecological paint operations and is also a sign of commitment to the Friedrichshafen location. Pictured are paint-shop technicians Wolfgang Huber (left) and Bernhard Knobelspies (right) working on a Series 8000 unit.

ROLLS-ROYCE POWER SYSTEMS INVESTS EUR 17 MILLION IN NEW PAINT SHOP FOR MTU FRIEDRICHSHAFEN

Jun 13, 2017 - Rolls-Royce Power Systems is taking a new paint shop into operation for large engines and entire genset and traction systems at its MTU Plant 2 in Friedrichshafen. The new plant will make painting...

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Rolls-Royce Power Systems and the public utility company of the city of Constance are to join forces from 2019 in testing a new MTU 8-cylinder Series 4000 gas engine.  The engine will be installed in a new ferry on the Constance-Meersburg shuttle service.  The cooperation contract was signed on a car ferry by (from left): Stefan Ballier, senior manager of ferry operations at the Constance utility, Dr Norbert Reuter, head of the city of Constance utility company, Andreas Schell, CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, and Matthias Vogel, Vice President Sales at Rolls-Royce Power Systems.

ROLLS-ROYCE POWER SYSTEMS AND CITY OF CONSTANCE PUBLIC UTILITY PUT NEW MTU GAS ENGINE TO TEST IN CAR FERRY

Jun 12, 2017 - From 2019, Rolls-Royce Power Systems and the City of Constance public utility are to begin testing the marine propulsion technology of the future on Lake Constance. This takes the form of a gas engine...

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In 2018 Rolls-Royce will deliver the first certified MTU gas engines for commercial marine applications.

ROLLS-ROYCE TO SHOWCASE NEW MTU GAS AND DIESEL ENGINES AT NOR-SHIPPING

May 30, 2017 - At the international maritime exhibition Nor-Shipping in Oslo from 30 May to 2 June 2017, MTU will be presenting its propulsion and systems portfolio, primarily for offshore supply vessels, workboats...

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Through high-precision guidance of the crane, Forest Tract machines are gentle on the forest environment. They boast an all-wheel hydraulic drive, a crane specifically developed for moving tree trunks, and a panorama cabin.

ROLLS-ROYCE AND FOREST TRACT COOPERATE FOR FIRST TIME ON MTU ENGINES COMPLIANT WITH EU STAGE V

May 23, 2017 - Rolls-Royce and Forest Tract, the French manufacturer of forestry machinery, have come together for the first time to cooperate on the supply of engines compliant with EU Stage V requirements.

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Rolls-Royce is to supply four 20-cylinder Series 8000 engines from MTU to Australian shipyard Incat Tasmania. The engines will be installed in the new high-speed ferry to be operated by the Virtu Ferries company. The vessel is 110 m in length and can accommodate 900 passengers plus crew and 167 vehicles on 490 truck lane metres. The RoPax ferry is set to be the largest high-speed catamaran operating in the Mediterranean.

ROLLS-ROYCE USES MTU PROPULSION FOR BIGGEST HIGH-SPEED CATAMARAN IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

May 22, 2017 - Rolls-Royce is to supply four 20-cylinder Series 8000 engines from MTU to Australian shipyard Incat Tasmania. The engines will be installed in the new high-speed ferry to be used by the Virtu Ferries...

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Kiwi Rail has been deploying the 108-tonne DL class locomotives since 2010 for service on New Zealand’s North Island. This service takes in the cities of Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga, which form the so-called Golden Triangle. In these three cities, over half of New Zealand’s economic output is generated.

ROLLS-ROYCE AGAIN SUPPLIES MTU RAIL ENGINES FOR CHINESE-BUILT LOCOMOTIVES IN NEW ZEALAND

May 18, 2017 - Rolls-Royce is to supply MTU Series 4000 rail engines for New Zealand rail operator Kiwi Rail for the fourth time. Fifteen 20V 4000 R43 engines are to be delivered from July 2017 to China Railway...

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Rolls-Royce has received an order from the Förde Reederei Seetouristik Shipping Group in Flensburg to supply four 16-cylinder MTU Series 4000 engines and four Kamewa S71 waterjets for the new Helgoland catamaran.

NEW HELGOLAND CATAMARAN TO GET MTU ENGINES AND KAMEWA WATERJETS FROM ROLLS-ROYCE

May 09, 2017 - Rolls-Royce has received an order from the Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS) Shipping Group in Flensburg to supply four 16-cylinder MTU Series 4000 engines and four Kamewa S71 waterjets.

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Rolls-Royce Power Systems recognizes the achievements of its best suppliers with its Supplier Awards. Divided into five categories, the award system has now been in operation for eleven years, providing an opportunity to honor the achievements of outstanding suppliers in the areas of quality and performance.
Left to right: Steffen Dölker (Head of Purchasing, L`Orange); Burkhard Harhoff (Poppe + Potthoff GmbH); Christian Gerhäuser (Gießerei Heunisch GmbH); Thomas Rommel (Rommel Präzisionsdrehteile GmbH); Otto Maurer (Maurer-Electronic GmbH); Günter Gumpoldsberger (Miba Gleitlager Austria GmbH); Marcus A. Wassenberg (CFO, Rolls-Royce Power Systems); Alexander Dangel (Vice-President, Purchasing, Rolls-Royce Power Systems).

ROLLS-ROYCE POWER SYSTEMS SUPPLIER AWARDS

May 08, 2017 - Rolls-Royce Power Systems has recognized its best suppliers for the year 2016 by presenting its Supplier Awards.

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MTU and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) have agreed the final assembly of MTU Series 4000 engines in India. Rear Admiral (ret.) V K Saxena, Chairman and Managing Director at GRSE (left), and Knut Müller, Head of Marine and Government Business at MTU, signed the agreement.

ROLLS-ROYCE AND GARDEN REACH AGREE TO ASSEMBLE MTU ENGINES IN INDIA

May 05, 2017 - Rolls Royce and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) have agreed the final assembly of MTU Series 4000 engines in India. The 12V and 16V 4000 M90 type engines will be assembled in GRSE’s...

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The MTU Series 4000 T95 Tier 4 final engine will be on display in the Rolls-Royce / MTU exhibit at OTC 2017.

ROLLS-ROYCE TO PRESENT LATEST MARINE AND ONSHORE TECHNOLOGIES AT OTC 2017

Apr 25, 2017 - Rolls-Royce will feature the latest technologies from MTU and Rolls-Royce on Booth #2261 for onshore and offshore oil and gas applications at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from May 1 –...

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