Rolls-Royce Marine Brazil
Address: Rio de Janeiro (Naval)
Tel: +55 21 2277 0100
Company descriptionRolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has roots in Brazil dating back over 50 years. Rolls-Royce Marine division is a global leader in propulsion, engineering and hydrodynamic expertise with a broad product range and full systems integration capability. Rolls-Royce active participation in the Brazilian marine sector has contributed to the rebirth of the Brazilian shipyard industry, particularly in Rio de Janeiro, over the last decade. Today, 65% of the offshore support vessels are built according to Rolls-Royce designs. Of these, 40% have been built by Brazilian shipyards.
Recently, Rolls-Royce enhanced its customer support capability in South America with a new Marine Service Centre located in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro State. It invested $9 million (R$ 15 million) in the new Niteroi facility to serve its rapidly expanding base of installed equipment within the region. The new facility provides strong customer service support to Brazil’s growing fleet of offshore vessels, many of which boast the most efficient and technologically advanced power and propulsion systems designed and supplied by Rolls-Royce.
Products and servicesRolls-Royce Marine's new 13,000 sqm facility, with direct access to Guanabara Bay, has an effective workshop area of 2,100 sqm, with a hoisting capacity of 100 tonnes, a machining area with latest-generation equipment and a separate area for cleaning, sandblasting and painting. It is the most technologically advanced in the area.