First installation of R-R PM rim thruster

The 1.6m diameter, 800 kW stern permanent magnet tunnel thruster on ‘Olympic Octopus’ goes into service after several years of development work

Rolls-Royce says that it has delivered the first example of its newly-developed permanent magnet tunnel thruster (TT-PM) to Norwegian company Olympic Shipping, which will operate the thruster on AHTS ‘Olympic Octopus’.

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