Rolls-Royce has announced that it is relocating its global Marine headquarters from
The global power systems company already conducts a number of operations from the region and has been active in its marine industry for more than 30 years. The company also plays a key role in
The new Marine headquarters will be responsible for business development, marketing and corporate services for the division.
John Paterson, president of Rolls-Royce Marine, said: ‘Rolls-Royce is a global business and while Europe remains a significant market for Marine, headquartering our business in
Lim Siong Guan, chairman of the Singapore Economic Development Board, said: ‘We are delighted that Rolls-Royce has decided to locate the global headquarters for its Marine business in
Rolls-Royce recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the
The agreement will allow Rolls-Royce to use the expertise of the Institute of Metals Research (IMR) at CAS to develop titanium aluminide casting technology for use on its gas turbine engines.
Jiang Mianheng, CAS’s vice-president and John Rose, chief executive at Rolls-Royce, attended the signing ceremony in the presence of Gordon Brown and premier of the state council, Wen Jiabao.
Rose said: ‘We have a long and successful history of working with research institutes in
. In signing this MoU, we are building on our strong relationship with this important and valued partner. This project will make an important contribution to the development of a new generation of lighter and more fuel-efficient aircraft engines.’