Singapore operator takes delivery of RAmparts 3200 ASD duo

PSA Marine, Singapore, has taken delivery of two more Robert Allan Ltd. designed RAmparts 3200 ASD tugs from China’s PaxOcean Engineering Zhuhai Co. Ltd. The tugs, PSA Marvel and PSA Valkyrie, are

Sanmar Shipyards and Schottel strengthen ties

Spay, Germany, based propulsion specialist Schottel will be the exclusive supplier of thrusters for the 90-tonnes bollard pull Bigaçay class of tugs, designed by Robert Allan Ltd, built by Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyards

Schottel to open new service center in Russia

Propulsion specialist Schottel, Spay, Germany, reports that its board has approved the acquisition of a 3,000-square-meter site in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It will be used to build a new service center for

Shallow-draft Caspian Sea AHTS duo will feature Schottel propulsion

Spay, Germany, headquartered propulsion specialist Schottel is to supply a total of eight propulsion units to Turkey’s Atlas Shipyard. They will be installed in two Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels, ordered

Schottel to open new service center in Brazil

Spay, Germany, headquartered propulsion system specialist Schottel reports that its Schottel do Brasil subsidiary will soon be able to offer more services to existing and new marine customers. Construction is now well

Schottel wins repeat Mystic Cruises pump jets order

Spay, Germany, based propulsion specialist Schottel has won a contract to supply state-of-the-art pump jets for five additional expedition cruise ships (with option to include a sixth) for Portuguese-based company Mystic Cruises.

Fuel cells could play a key role in helping large ships meet decarbonization goals

Coping With the Present, Looking to the Future

Buying Time With LNG While LNG may not be zero carbon, it is arguably the cleanest currently available fuel delivering a significant reduction in GHG emissions. At the start of this year,

Schottel introduces new medium-sized azimuth thrusters

Spay, Germany, based propulsion specialist Schottel has delivered the first units of a new series of medium-sized azimuth thrusters. The M-series consists of several rudder propeller sizes covering a power range of

Norwegian bulker will lead a double life after modernization

The Kryssholm, a 2011-built bulker that is currently considered the world’s largest fish feed vessel, will soon be able to take on new assignments following conversion to battery hybrid operation and a

Bisso Towboat to get new ASD tractor tug

Bisso Towboat Company Inc., Luling, La., has signed an agreement with Main Iron Works LLC, Houma, La., to begin construction of another new 6,008 BHP Tier 4 compliant, USCG-inspected ASD tractor tug.