Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery

Another thrust into rim-drive market

07/06/2013
Taken from: Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery April/May 2013


An extensive range of rudder-propellers and thrusters fielded by German pioneer Schottel was extended by rim-drive thrusters (RDT) with ratings from 200kW to 800kW. Available worldwide from this year, these SRT models promise high efficiency with reduced noise and vibration, space and weight savings and environmental friendliness. Offshore supply vessels, large yachts, inland waterway vessels and tonnage frequently operating in DP mode or where on board comfort is particularly valued are consid....

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