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During his visit at Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems in Friedrichshafen, Winfried Hermann, Minister of Transport of the German federal state Baden-Wuerttemberg, was excited about the MTU Hybrid PowerPack. Pictured: Lars Kräft, Head of Industrial Business at Rolls-Royce Power Systems (second from right), explains the MTU Hybrid PowerPack to Winfried Hermann (middle). On the right: Andreas Schell, CEO Rolls-Royce Power Systems.

Minister Hermann visits Rolls-Royce: MTU hybrid drives could make trains in Baden-Württemberg greener

May 23, 2019 - The Minister of Transport of the German state Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Hermann, has visited Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems in Friedrichshafen and was introduced to the company’s future...

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The new electronic monitoring system from MTU and ZF is being tested on the Halunder Jet operated by Förde Reederei Seetouristik. The catamaran carries as many as 680 passengers from Hamburg to the North Sea island of Helgoland and back daily. Four 16-cylinder Series 4000 MTU engines delivering a total output of over 12,000 hp (around 9,000 kW) enable the high-speed ferry to operate at speeds of up to 35 knots (65 km/h). The propulsion system also includes ZF 7650 NR2H transmission systems and Kamewa waterjets.

New digital solution from Rolls-Royce and ZF improves availability and CO2 emissions of ships

May 22, 2019 - Rolls-Royce is developing a new electronic monitoring system together with ZF to achieve maximum availability for ships, while keeping fuel consumption and CO2 emissions to a minimum.

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Built on the lake, destined for the oceans: With its MTU-brand engines and drive systems, Rolls-Royce Power Systems is Germany’s leading supplier of marine propulsion to the German maritime industry. Virtually all its MTU marine engines are manufactured  in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance and exported worldwide.

Rolls-Royce MTU-brand engines drive energy turnaround in shipping

May 16, 2019 - Paradoxically, the best of marine engineering in Germany is to be found in regions that are landlocked.

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Rolls-Royce has signed a contract for the supply of a 28 MWe power plant for state-owned utility Martinska teplarenska, a.s. in Slovakia. The three Rolls-Royce Bergen B35:40V20AG2 natural gas engines and four hot-water boilers will replace the entire existing coal operation. As well as electricity, the engines and boilers will supply over 28 MW of heat to most of the 60,000 population of the cities of Martin and Vrutky.

Rolls-Royce gas engines assist Slovakia’s strategy for greener power supplies

May 09, 2019 - Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with EPC contractor TTS Martin, s.r.o. for the supply of a 28 MWe power plant for state-owned utility Martinska teplarenska, a.s. in Slovakia.

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Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the state railway of the Republic of Ireland, and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest rolling stock leasing company, have ordered a total of 13 MTU Hybrid PowerPacks from Rolls-Royce.
Both customers are evaluating the possible conversion of significant parts of their fleets to hybrid once successful trials of this cutting-edge technology are completed.

Rolls-Royce celebrates initial orders for its MTU hybrid rail drives

Apr 16, 2019 - Rolls-Royce has achieved a pioneering breakthrough for hybrid rail drive systems: Both Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the state railway of the Republic of Ireland, and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest...

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Marcus A. Wassenberg to withdraw from Rolls-Royce Power Systems Board of Management

Marcus A. Wassenberg to withdraw from Rolls-Royce Power Systems Board of Management

Apr 15, 2019 - Marcus A. Wassenberg, Chief Financial Officer and Labour Director of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, has asked the Supervisory Board to release him from his position effective April 15, 2019 due to...

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Rolls-Royce Power Systems celebrates 100 years of vocational training at MTU Friedrichshafen

Rolls-Royce Power Systems celebrates 100 years of vocational training at MTU Friedrichshafen

Apr 11, 2019 - Rolls-Royce's MTU vocational training program in Friedrichshafen is celebrating its centenary this year. In 1919, MTU's predecessor company Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH became the first company in the Lake...

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To respond more robustly to the rising demand for electrified drive and propulsion systems Rolls-Royce Power Systems will be helping some one hundred engineers at the company to acquire an electrical engineering qualification.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems helps 100 engineers gain electrical engineering qualification

Apr 09, 2019 - Rolls-Royce Power Systems is planning to respond more robustly to the rising demand for electrified drive and propulsion systems.

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The digital tools MTU Go!Act and MTU Go!Manage provide analysis of engines up to fleet management. MTU Go!Act for smartphones alerts customers to any faults that may have arisen in connected systems and enables them to identify and eliminate the fault quickly. MTU Go!Manage is a platform that links up a customer’s system to the data base and significantly improves communication with MTU partners, distributors and the Customer Care Center.

Mining Service 4.0 – MTU Go! Act and Go! Manage digital tools support global customer service

Apr 09, 2019 - The Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems is strengthening its activities to expand the digital services for the customers.

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Bell Equipment and Rolls-Royce with the MTU brand have been working together closely since the 1990s, with Rolls-Royce not only the supplier of more than 1,000 MTU engines a year, but also the technology partner in all emission-related design and construction decisions – including the upgrading of the articulated dump trucks.

Rolls-Royce delivers first Stage V MTU engines for Bell dump trucks

Apr 08, 2019 - Bell Equipment, the international specialist for articulated dump trucks, recently received the first six Series 1000 – 1500 MTU engines from Rolls-Royce that meet the new EU Stage V emission...

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