Thrusters & Propulsors – Page 3

  • ABB has extended its range of Azipod® propulsors with the launch of a new series available in 7.5-14.5MW.

    ABB launches medium-power Azipod targeting ferry segment


    ABB has launched a new series of Azipod® propulsors available in 7.5-14.5MW, completing the gap between low and high-power ranges of Azipods. The new Azipod propulsion units are intended to enable ferry and RoPax operators to improve operational efficiency and reduce emissions, but are also suitable for larger offshore construction ...

  • Schottel is providing propulsion for a pair of North Carolina ferries Photo: Schottel

    Schottel propels North Carolina ferries


    Schottel has secured a contract to provide propulsion units for two new vehicle ferries ordered by North Carolina’s Department of Transportation.

  • “Wind of Change” is the first wind farm support vessel to be added to the fleet of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. (Image copyright: Cemre)

    Schottel powers new SOV for Louis Dreyfus Armateurs


    French shipping company Louis Dreyfus Armateurs commissioned Schottel to supply a range of propulsion systems for its first wind farm service operation vessel (SOV). The ''Wind of Change'' was built at Cemre shipyard in Turkey, and will shortly enter service operating under a long-term contract with Ørsted to maintain four ...

  • SCHOTTEL will supply Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard with propulsion units for eleven newly built cargo vessels, similar to the vessel pictured. (Credit: SCHOTTEL)

    Schottel propulsion units for Russian dry cargo vessels


    German propulsion and steering manufacturer, Schottel, has recently secured a contract to supply propulsion units to 11 newbuild dry cargo vessels constructed by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard in Russia.

  • News

    ZF to introduce thruster monitoring system


    ZF will be introducing customers to its new Condition Monitoring System at Maritime Industry, an exhibition to be held in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, from May 7-9, 2019.

  • News

    Panda producing more powerful pods


    Fischer Panda has extended its product range to include high voltage propulsion systems offering powers up to 100kW writes Dag Pike.

  • Seabourn has selected an integrated power and propulsion package from ABB, including twin 6MW Azipod® propulsion units for two 23,000gt expedition newbuildings.

    ABB to supply propulsion package for Seabourn’s new cruise ships


    Carnival Corporation’s ultra-luxury brand Seabourn has selected ABB to provide an integrated power and propulsion package for two ultra-luxury expedition newbuildings.

  • Rolls-Royce is supplying a propulsion package for a Maltese military patrol vessel built by Cantiere Navale Vittoria Photo: Rolls-Royce

    Rolls-Royce to propel Maltese military


    Rolls-Royce has secured a contract with Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Vittoria for the supply of a marine propulsion package to a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) under construction for the Maltese armed forces.

  • Scandlines' hybrid ferries in the Fehmarn Belt are to be fitted with new thrusters Photo: Scandlines

    New thrusters help Scandlines to be green


    New thrusters have been installed on Scandlines’ hybrid ferries to help reduce underwater noise and air emissions whilst travelling in the Fehmarn Belt, the strait linking Denmark to Germany.

  • Schottel has launched a new shallow water thruster Photo: Schottel

    Schottel launches new shallow water thruster


    German manufacturer of marine propulsion systems, Schottel, is presenting its new pump jet type SPJ 30, a shallow water thruster suitable for a wide range of vessel types such as passenger vessels, ferries, work vessels and freighters.

  • Brunvoll will deliver two pulling azimuth propellers for propulsion and two tunnel thrusters for manoeuvring for the Yara Birkeland

    Brunvoll to deliver propulsion systems to autonomous ship Yara Birkeland


    Brunvoll has signed a contract with the Kongsberg Group to deliver a propulsion system to "Yara Birkeland", the world''s first fully electric autonomous container ship. Brunvoll''s delivery includes two pulling azimuth propellers for propulsion and two tunnel thrusters for manoeuvring, all of which will gain power from an accompanying 6.8 ...

  • Acceptance test slot at Rauma azimuth production centre

    Rolls-Royce completes azimuth production and service upgrade


    Rolls-Royce has completed a €57 million redevelopment of its thruster manufacturing plant in Rauma, Finland, consolidating thruster assembly and testing onto a single site.

  • MTU engines for hybrid propulsion system

    MTU to provide hybrid propulsion for production yacht


    Rolls-Royce and UK-based yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International will present the first yacht fitted with an MTU series production hybrid propulsion system in 2020.

  • Rolls-Royce has received AIP for a new hybrid propulsion system Photo: Rolls-Royce

    New Rolls-Royce hybrid tug propulsion package


    Rolls-Royce has received approval in principle (AIP) from classification organisation ABS for its new hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs.

  • The new, integrated MTA v3 range is designed for simpler, space-saving installation and optimised for hybrid powering (credit: Caterpillar)

    Cat launches integrated azimuth thruster range


    A new range of azimuth thrusters from Caterpillar offers space and installation savings by integrating auxiliaries, including the hydraulic power pack, within the thruster unit.

  • Wärtsilä propulsion test centre

    Thruster project to improve efficiency


    A project to develop innovative technologies for thruster solutions in extreme conditions will enable better use of ships and the predictability of loading and failure.

  • Elegance pod system

    Rolls-Royce unveils eco pod propulsion system


    Rolls-Royce has launched a minimal oil ''Elegance'' pod system for propulsion which includes a Permanent Magnet (PM) motor driven Pod with a hydrodynamic design for optimal efficiency over a large speed range.

  • ‘Hordagut’ the new live fish carrier for Hordalaks AS Norway. Illustration: Heimli Design AS, Norway

    Brunvoll equipment orders focus on hybrid


    Brunvoll has won two large equipment packages for a live fish carrier vessel and another plug-in hybrid system for a whale watching and sightseeing vessel.

  • 'COSCO Shipping Universe' is equipped with three ABB A180-L two-stroke turbochargers and four ABB TPL67-C33 4-stroke turbochargers Photo: COSCO

    China’s largest cargo ship is ABB equipped


    ABB turbochargers are helping support optimal performance and fuel efficiency for one of the world’s largest container ships COSCO Shipping Universe and the other five units in the series.