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As of 2020, Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems on the market. The propulsion systems will also be made available for yachts, work boats, ferries and patrol boats in a power range extending from around 1,000 kilowatts to 4,000 kilowatts per power train.

Rolls-Royce introduces new MTU hybrid propulsion systems for ships

Sep 05, 2018 - As of 2020, Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems onto the market. The propulsion systems will also be made available for yachts, work boats,...

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New digital tools MTU Go!Act and MTU Go!Manage for even better support: The digital tools MTU Go!Act and MTU Go!Manage from Rolls-Royce Power Systems provide analysis of connected systems. 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. Details of faults can also be sent to a supervisor or specific team. MTU Go!Manage is a platform that links up a customer’s system to Rolls-Royce Power Systems and significantly improves communication with MTU partners, distributors and the Customer Care Center. The operation and status of connected equipment is continually monitored and visualised, so that the operator and service and maintenance experts can respond quickly in the event of any irregularities and ensure that the system operates efficiently and reliably – helping Rolls-Royce Power Systems to deliver on its Value Care Agreement.

‘MTU Marine Service 4.0’ – MTU Go! Act and Go! Manage digital tools support global customer service

Sep 05, 2018 - Rolls-Royce Power Systems is strengthening its activities to expand the digital services for the customers. Therefore the digital solutions team will be doubled in size by the end of 2018 to 80...

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With the new MTU solution, information previously scattered over diverse displays is now collated at a standardized display using a single graphic interface which enables faster overview using an ultra-modern visuals concept.

MTU unveils new integrated bridge concept for safe and efficient ship operation

Sep 04, 2018 - MTU showcases its new integrated bridge concept at the SMM in Hamburg, the leading maritime trade show. The new integrated bridge forms the central point of access to all information that is crucial...

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104 young people around the world are currently embarking on vocational training courses with Rolls-Royce Power Systems. 74 of them are in Friedrichshafen.

104 young professionals start out with Rolls-Royce Power Systems around the world

Sep 04, 2018 - 104 young people around the world are currently embarking on vocational training courses with Rolls-Royce Power Systems. 74 of them are in Friedrichshafen.

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Two new high-speed ferries to be run by Spanish ferry operator Fred. Olsen are each to be powered by four MTU 20-cylinder 8000 M71L engines from Rolls-Royce. The ferries will be 117m trimarans, designed by Austal Australia, and are to ply the waters around the Canary Islands from 2020.

Fred. Olsen opts for MTU engines and service supplied by Rolls-Royce for its new fast ferries

Aug 27, 2018 - Two new high-speed ferries to be run by Spanish ferry operator Fred. Olsen, S.A. are each to be powered by four MTU 20-cylinder 8000 M71L engines and by Kamewa waterjets from Rolls-Royce.

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The new MTU Onsite Energy 20V 4000 DS3600 genset was recently launched on the market. Based on enhanced MTU Series 4000 engines from Rolls-Royce, the 20V 4000 DS3600 diesel genset significantly outperforms previous offerings with a 10% uplift to around 3,000 kW of electrical output (3,730 kVA) in standby operation, and some 2,700 kW of electrical output (3,390 kVA) when generating prime power.

Rolls-Royce rolls out new standby gensets from MTU Onsite Energy with up to 4000 kVA

Aug 10, 2018 - The new MTU Onsite Energy 20V 4000 DS3600 genset was recently launched on the market.

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36 young people complete their vocational training at Rolls-Royce Power Systems in Friedrichshafen.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems takes on apprenticeship finishers

Jul 25, 2018 - 36 young people are starting their careers at Rolls-Royce Power Systems in Friedrichshafen. After up to three years of college, practicals and endless exams, they got to celebrate the end of their...

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The innovative TC 624 tracked vehicle is to be powered by 4-cylinder Series 1000/ OM 934 engines. It is to be used mainly as a forwarder, taking harvested timber through wooded areas to forest roadways for loading onto trucks.

Stage V MTU engines from Rolls-Royce for new Hellgeth timber harvester

Jul 19, 2018 - Rolls-Royce and specialist vehicle manufacturer Hellgeth are to collaborate for the first time on the supply of MTU engines for Hellgeth’s new timber harvester. The innovative TC 624 tracked vehicle...

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Rolls-Royce will supply 265 MTU Onsite Energy 16V 4000 gensets for five new power plants in Chile. The power plants of Prime Energia will offer a total combined capacity of 475 MW, which will be connected to Chile’s electricity grid to provide backup capacity to the country’s power supply system.

Rolls-Royce and TSK to deliver five power plants, 475 MW of backup capacity for Chile’s national electricity grid

Jul 18, 2018 - A consortium comprising EPC contractor TSK and Rolls-Royce has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) contract with Prime Energía Quickstart Spa, a subsidiary of Prime Energia SpA...

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Winfried Kretschmann, Minister President of Rolls-Royce Power Systems' home state of Baden-Württemberg, visited Friedrichshafen on Friday, June 29 to see the latest development work being undertaken at the company on matters associated with environmentally-friendly mobility and power generation. He was especially impressed by the new MTU Hybrid PowerPack for trains providing local rail services. In the picture (from l.to r.):CFO Marcus A. Wassenberg, CEO Andreas Schell, Minister President Winfried Kretschmann und Member of Parliament Martin Hahn.

Minister President Winfried Kretschmann visits Rolls-Royce Power Systems to discover more about green technologies

Jun 29, 2018 - Winfried Kretschmann, Minister President of Rolls-Royce Power Systems' home state of Baden-Württemberg, visited Friedrichshafen on Friday, June 29 to see the latest development work being undertaken...

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