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Rolls-Royce’s cargo ship of the future requires no onboard crew

Rolls-Royces cargo ship of the future requires no onboard crew While most of us associate the Rolls-Royce name with luxury cars and jet engines it also has strong links to the marine sector where it designs vessels and integrates power systems. Separate from the car business Rolls-Royce Holdings has for some time been researching the idea of autonomous and remotely controlled cargo ships that it says could take to the high seas as early as 2020. The futuristic-looking vessels can be…

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Rolls-Royce to lay off 800 more staff as marine business flounders

An employee works on a Rolls-Royce V2500 engine, which powers the Airbus 320 family of passenger aircraft, on the final assembly line inside Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc's aerospace unit factory in Dahlewitz, Germany.

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An employee inspects the turbofan blades of a Rolls-Royce V2500 aircraft engine, which power the Airbus 320 family of passenger aircraft, on the final assembly line inside Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc’s aerospace unit factory in Dahlewitz, Germany.

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Warren East - CEO of Rolls-Royce Holdings speaks in Berlin