Seabulk Rotortug newbuilds will have Schottel propulsion systems

The two advanced Rotortug harbor tugs on order at Bayou La Batre, Ala., based Master Boat Builders, Inc. for Seabulk Towing Holdings Inc. (see earlier story) will each be propelled by a

Two more Hamburg fireboats to be Schottel equipped

Following the delivery of what was then hailed as Europe’s most modern fireboat, the Branddirektor Westphal, last year (see earlier story), the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has ordered two more firefighting vessels.

Schottel to propel hydrogen-fueled ferry

Two new environmentally friendly vessels for Norwegian ferry operator Norled will be propelled by high efficiency azimuth thrusters from Schottel. One of the two LMG Marin designed vessels – currently under construction

Schottel delivers propulsion units for world’s first emissions-free push boat

Spay, Germany, headquartered propulsion specialist Schottel is to supply two rudderpropellers for the innovative push boat Elektra. Currently under construction at the Hermann Barthel shipyard in Derben, Germany, Elektra, will be the

Svitzer selects Schottel for tug trio building at ASL

Two tractor tugs and one ASD tug currently under construction at ASL Shipyard, Singapore for Svitzer will be equipped with rudderpropellers from Spay, Germany, based Schottel, the German propulsion expert. All three

Schottel delivers propulsion units for BC Ferries battery hybrids

Spay, Germany, headquartered Schottel has delivered propulsion units for two 81 meter road ferries under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, for Canada’s BC Ferries. Each will be equipped with two high-efficiency

Schottel modernizes two Finnish ferries

Spay, Germany, headquartered Schottel reports that its after sales team has carried out a modernization on two double-ended ferries operated by FinFerries Both vessels, capable of holding either 14 cars or up

Seaspan again picks Schottel for newbuild LNG hybrid ferry duo

Spay, Germany, headquartered Schottel has been chosen as propulsion supplier for the two newbuild Liquid Natural Gas (LNG)– battery hybrid ferries on order at Damen Shipyards Mangalia, Romania for Canada’s Canadian Seaspan

Schottel and Ulstein make automation and digitalization move

Schottel and Ulstein are cooperating on maritime automation and digitalization. Spay/Rhine, Germany, based propulsion and steering specialist is taking a 50% stake in former Ulstein subsidiary, Ulstein Blue CTRL, which will continue

Eastern Shipbuilding delivers Ava M. McAllister

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. recently delivered the escort/rescue Z-drive tug Ava M. McAllister to McAllister Towing, Inc.  The tug is USCG Sub-M certified and is the third in a series of four