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.

ASD tug features Schottel Rudderpropellers and mechanical hybrid solution

Propulsion specialist Schottel, Spay, Germany, has been awarded a contract to supply Turkey’s Uzmar Shipyard with rudder propellers featuring the patented SYDRIVE-M mechanical hybrid system for a 30.25 meter by 11.75 meter

Schottel launches retractable version of its rim thruster

The newly developed Schottel Retractable Rim Thruster (SRT-R) covers the power range up to 500 kW, offering many advantages, such as low noise emissions and tailor-made solutions for a wide range of

New Albacora Group freezer-seiner features Schottel SCP

Spain’s Albacora Group, which operates the largest tuna fishing fleet in the European Union, recently commissioned its newest vessel, Galerno Lau. Built at Vigo-based shipyard Astilleros Armón, the 95.1 meters long by

All-aluminum Tasmanian ferry features Schottel propulsion

Nairana, an Incat Crowther designed all-aluminum ferry recently delivered to SeaLink Tasmania by Australian shipbuilder Richardson Devine Marine (RDM), is equipped with state-of-the-art propulsion solutions from Schottel. A structurally identical sister ship

Second Louis Dreyfus SOV to feature Schottel propulsion systems

French shipping company Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has selected Schottel to supply a range of propulsion systems for its second wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) the Wind of Hope, the sister vessel

Schottel propulsion package picked for giant crane ship

A 236.80 meter long and 52.00 meter wide crane ship ordered by Belgium based Jan De Nul Group at the CMHI Haimen Shipyard in China last November (see earlier story) will have

Double ended ferry to be retrofitted with Schottel EcoPellers

Spay, Germany, based propulsion specialist Schottel reports that its successful Schottel Rudder EcoPeller (SRE) is set to be installed in a retrofit project for the first time. Norwegian ferry operator Torghatten Trafikkselskap