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

NCDOT ferries feature Schottel STP propulsion

Two 185 ft vehicle ferries under construction at Gulf Island Shipyards, Houma, La., for the North Carolina Department of Transportation will each be equipped with four Schottel type STP 150 L Twin

Seaspan Ferries orders two LNG battery hybrids

Canada’s Seaspan Ferries will add two new Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) – battery hybrid ferries to its fleet in 2021. Damen Shipyards Gorinchem B.V. will start construction of the vessels at its

Candies IMR vessel features three Schottel propulsion systems

The U.S. built, U.S. flagged Inspection Maintenance Repair (IMR) vessel Paul Candies is equipped with three different Schottel propulsion systems. Owned by Otto Candies, LLC, Des Allemands, La., and built by its

Largest fishing vessel yet from Nodosa features Schottel propulsion system

The largest fishing vessel ever built by the Nodosa Shipyard in Spain, the 74 m x 14 m Argos Cíes, is equipped with Schottel propulsion systems to achieve optimal maneuverability and propulsion

Schottel launches new shallow water thruster

Schottel has added a new, state-of-the-art shallow water thruster, the Schottel Pump Jet type SPJ 30, to its product line Available in the power class up to 150 kW, the azimuth thruster

Eastern Shipbuilding launches Z-drive tug for McAllister

DECEMBER 12, 2018 — Demonstrating that it is very much back in operation after the devastation wrought on the Florida Panhandle by Hurricane Michael, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. reports that it launched

Australia’s SeaLink Travel orders double ended RoPax cat

DECEMBER 10, 2018 — Incat Crowther has unveiled the design of a 44.9 m x 13.4 m double-ended RoPax Ferry being built for Australia’s Sealink Travel Group by the Richardson Devine Marine

Schottel control upgrade gives 1998-built ASD tug new lease on life

NOVEMBER 28, 2018 — Schottel GmbH has successfully carried out a control upgrade on a 1988-built tug equipped with azimuth thrusters from another supplier. Instead of replacing the entire propulsion system (including