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Rolls-Royce, GRSE ink pact to assemble naval engines in India

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  1. Butter Chicken

    Butter Chicken Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce has inked a pact with Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) under which the former's MTU Series 4000 engines will be assembled at GRSE's Ranchi facility and later installed in naval vessels.

    As per the agreement, Rolls-Royce's 12V and 16V 4000 M90 type engines will be assembled in GRSE's diesel engine plant in Ranchi.

    An option for the local production of parts in the future was also agreed, Rolls Royce said in a statement.

    Besides, the agreement includes the transfer of MTU technology related to assembly, testing and painting.


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    It would be assembled in India, which type ships can benefit from it ?
     
  3. Ankit Kumar 001

    Ankit Kumar 001 Major Technical Analyst

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    P28 type. And OPVs.

    Till now the only option was Kirloskar-SEMT JV if we wanted a Made in India Marine Diesel Engine.

    Would be good having 2 options. Competition.
     
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