Thrusters & Propulsors – Page 2

  • 'Wind of Hope'

    Schottel supplies propulsion gear for SOV


    Schottel will supply a range of propulsion systems for Louis Dreyfus Armateurs'' second wind farm service operation vessel (SOV).

  • The ‘Les Alizés’ Photo: Schottel

    Schottel propels heavy lift crane vessel


    Jan De Nul has ordered a heavy lift crane vessel capable of lifting 5,000 tonnes from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.

  • The ‘Torghatten’ will be retro-fitted with Schottel’s EcoPellers Photo: Schottel

    Schottel EcoPeller in first ever retro-fit


    The Schottel Rudder EcoPeller is set to be used in a retrofit project for the first time when two SRE 340 L CPs are installed on board a ferry owned by Norway-based Torghatten Trafikkselskap.

  • Schottel twin propeller system Photo: Schottel

    Schottel propels Chinese river cruise vessel


    German propulsion manufacturer Schottel has been awarded a contract to provide azimuth thrusters for a Chinese river cruise vessel.

  • Schottel will supply four EcoPeller SRE propulsion units for two double-ended Ro-Pax ferries to be constructed at Ada Shipyard in Turkey

    Schottel EcoPellers selected for Norled Ro-Pax order


    Schottel recently received an order to supply four EcoPellers for installation in two 74m long Ro-Pax ferries. The LMG-Marin designed Ro-Pax ferries will be built at Turkish shipyard Ada Shipyard and will be operated by Norwegian ferry operator Norled.

  • ZF 5200 A/V PTI is the first ZF Marine hybrid transmission that can be installed in both V (V drive) and A (down angle) positions.

    First configurable hybrid transmission for ZF Marine


    ZF Marine has launched the company''s first hybrid-capable transmission that can be installed in both V drive and down angle positions. The ZF 5200 A/V PTI has a wide range of transmission ratios and also offers space-saving possibilities for shipyards and designers seeking to maximise cargo (or passenger) capacity.

  • Schottel will supply propulsion units for Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine Credit: Schottel

    Turkish tug fitted with Schottel bestseller


    Schottel has won a deal with Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine to provide propulsion units for a newly built escort and harbour tug.

  • News

    Schottel to propel world’s first hydrogen ferry


    Schottel will propel two new eco-friendly ferries, one of which is the first of its kind in the world to sail on liquid hydrogen.

  • ABB is supplying its Azipod propulsion system to six new cruise ships Photo: ABB

    ABB secures Genting cruise ships deal


    ABB has secured a €157 million contract to supply power, propulsion and digital solutions for Genting Hong Kong’s six ‘Universal Class’ vessels that will bring global hotel brands to sea.

  • ABB's Azipod system propels the final vessel in the Yamal LNG project Photo: ABB

    Azipod propels final Yamal LNG ship


    The final vessel in a fifteen-ship series has entered service for the Yamal LNG project ahead of schedule, powered by ABB''s Azipod propulsion system.

  • Schottel

    Schottel EcoPellers enter tanker segment


    Following the latest deliveries of Schottel Rudder EcoPellers for Norwegian ferries, the azimuth thruster has now entered the tanker segment to enable maximum manoeuvrability.

  • Both rudderpropellers have a ducted propeller diameter of 1.10 m Photo: Schottel

    Schottel propels new diving bell ship


    Schottel has supplied propulsion units for Duisburg waterway and shipping authority’s (WSA Duisburg) new diving bell ship.

  • Schottel has installed its 1,000th SRP 460 rudder propeller Photo: Schottel

    Schottel delivers 1,000th SRP 460


    Schottel has announced the safe delivery of the one thousandth Rudderpropeller type SRP 460, making it the most successful azimuth thruster worldwide.

  • Wärtsilä thrusters

    Wärtsilä thrusters aid SSCV trial success


    Wärtsilä thrusters have helped ensure successful sea trials for the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV).

  • ABB's Azipod electric propulsion system will be installed on bulk carriers for the first time ever Photo: ABB

    First electric propulsion on bulk carrier


    ABB has entered a new market segment with an order to install its Azipod electric propulsion on board two dry bulk carriers from Germany’s largest bulk carrier company, Oldendorff Carriers.

  • KV Svalbard at the North Pole Photo: Norwegian Coast Guard

    ABB Azipod propulsion in North Pole first


    A Norwegian Coast Guard vessel has become the first ever ABB Azipod-powered ship to reach the North Pole.

  • Schottel EcoPeller Photo: Schottel

    Schottel propels Norled to greener future


    Schottel has won a contract to provide propulsion units for three newly built hybrid ferries owned by Norwegian ferry operator, Norled.

  • The ‘Bonny River’, built at Royal IHC’s Chinese partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard, is driven by Schottel controllable pitch propellers and Schottel transverse thrusters Photo: Schottel

    Schottel propels new TSHD for DEME


    German propulsion and steering specialist, Schottel, has provided the propulsion for a new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) built at Royal IHC’s Chinese partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard.

  • Wärtsilä solutions have been chosen for another environmentally sustainable large Marine Aggregate Dredger from Damen.

    Wärtsilä propulsion package for Damen hopper dredger


    Damen Shipyards Group has selected Wärtsilä to provide the main propulsion solutions for a large hopper dredger. The propulsion package scope includes engines, propellers and a bridge control system. The order with Wärtsilä was signed in May 2019. The Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500-design dredger is being built for Hanson ...

  • The new TTC is available in two basic sizes, covering four propeller diameters and power outputs ranging from 1000kW to 5000kW.

    Kongsberg Maritime targets merchant sector with new tunnel thruster series


    Kongsberg Maritime has unveiled a new series of tunnel thrusters designed to meet demand from the merchant marine sector for a system that is less complex to install, easier to maintain, and more cost-effective to operate than existing thrusters of comparable size.