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Newbuild Russian cargo vessels opt for SCHOTTEL propulsion systems
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Newbuild Russian cargo vessels opt for SCHOTTEL propulsion systems

Russian company Marine Engineering Bureau has selected propulsion units from German firm SCHOTTEL for nine more newly built cargo vessels. Each vessel is equipped with two rudder propellers.  The main propulsion of the multipurpose dry cargo vessels consists of a pair of diesel-driven SCHOTTEL Rudder Propellers type SRP 340, each with an input power of...

ASKO Maritime secures SCHOTTEL EcoPellers for autonomous RoRos
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ASKO Maritime secures SCHOTTEL EcoPellers for autonomous RoRos

Norwegian operator ASKO Maritime has ordered SCHOTTEL EcoPellers and PumpJets for two new autonomous RoRo ships.  The 67-metre long vessels, which have been designed by Naval Dynamics in Norway and are being built at Cochin Shipyard (CSL) in India, will have full battery-electric propulsion and are designed for transporting trailers across Oslo Fjord between two...

Norled hybrid electric ferry fitted with SCHOTTEL EcoPellers
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Norled hybrid electric ferry fitted with SCHOTTEL EcoPellers

A ferry operated by Norled and powered by a diesel-electric hybrid system and battery power has entered operation along the Norwegian Festøya-Solavågen route. Built at the Remontowa shipyard in Poland, the Festøya ferry is the first of four SCHOTTEL-equipped hybrid ferries for Norwegian ferry operator Norled.  Each of the four double-ended RoPax ferries feature two...

SCHOTTEL unveils new medium-sized azimuth thrusters
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SCHOTTEL unveils new medium-sized azimuth thrusters

Manufacturer of marine propulsion system SCHOTTEL has introduced a new series of medium-sized azimuth thrusters.  The M-series consists of several rudder propeller sizes covering a power range of 400 to 1,000 kW. Its modular system ensures the perfect fit for any vessel design. The first units of the M-series have already been delivered. With the...

SCHOTTEL launches retractable rim thruster
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SCHOTTEL launches retractable rim thruster

German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL has launched a newly developed variant of its proven rim thruster (SRT), covering the power range up to 500 kW. The SRT-R offers many advantages, such as low noise emissions and tailor-made solutions for a wide range of applications. Optimised by Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), the internal propeller blades are hydrodynamically...

Norwegian ferry operator opts for SCHOTTEL EcoPeller
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Norwegian ferry operator opts for SCHOTTEL EcoPeller

Norwegian ferry operator Torghatten Trafikkselskap has selected the German SCHOTTEL Rudder EcoPeller (SRE) for retrofit on its double-ended ferry. The ferry will feature two four-bladed SRE’s type SRE 340 L CP, each with an input power of 750 kW. The EcoPellers will be driven by electric motors. In operating mode, the required power will be...

Four techs to optimise fuel consumption
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Four techs to optimise fuel consumption

As 2020 gets underway, shipping companies are looking to keep their voyages as fuel efficient and cost efficient as possible to remain at a competitive advantage. In this week’s spotlight, VPO Global highlights four technologies that are helping shipping companies to optimise fuel consumption. SCHOTTEL Rudder ECOPeller German technology company SCHOTTEL offers the Rudder EcoPeller,...

SCHOTTEL injects further investment into CFD
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SCHOTTEL injects further investment into CFD

German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL is making investments in the six-digit euro range into computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to further understand the complex physical processes in products’ flow behaviour. Findings from CFD simulations can be used to optimise propulsion solutions. Manfred Heer, vice president technology at SCHOTTEL explains further. “At SCHOTTEL, CFD simulations have been an...

BC Ferries opts for SCHOTTEL propulsion units
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BC Ferries opts for SCHOTTEL propulsion units

Four newly built road ferries for Canadian operator BC Ferries are to be fitted with two high-efficiency Twin Propellers from German propulsion manufacturer, SCHOTTEL. These 81-metre vessels will be built to Damen’s Road Ferry 8117 E3 design and known as the Island Class vessels and will be capable of carrying up to 300 passengers and...

Schottel and Ulstein partner on automation and digital services
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Schottel and Ulstein partner on automation and digital services

Ship design and building services provider Ulstein and manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems Schottel have announced a new cooperation to deliver automated and digitalised services to the maritime industry. Former Ulstein subsidiary, Ulstein Blue Ctrl, will continue as an independent company under the name Blue CTRL. Both Ulstein and SCHOTTEL will own 50 per...