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In 1921, Josef Becker sets up a workshop in a small village on the Rhine. In 1950, his invention of the rudder propeller that is steerable through 360 degrees initiates a multitude of developments that allow SCHOTTEL to grow into a global company
Digital products and services open up numerous possibilities for optimizing ship operations—whether for tugs, ferries or offshore supply vessels. SCHOTTEL experts present new solutions and explain how operators can benefit from them in their daily work
Whether azimuth thruster or controllable pitch propeller, main propulsion unit or manoeuvring aid, propulsion system or digital solution: SCHOTTEL products are used worldwide in vessels of all types and sizes. The world map locates the 500 vessels most recently equipped with SCHOTTEL propulsion units
Ferries are an important part of the infrastructure in many areas of the world. And this is no different on Lake Victoria in East Africa. To reliably carry people and supply them with goods, one of the ferries has been fitted with new SCHOTTEL propulsion systems
Ships from Eastern Shipbuilding Group can be found from coast to coast in the United States and around the world. After 45 years, the shipyard has become one of the most diverse vessel construction companies in the United States with three main facilities along the coast of Florida's panhandle
The Wismar SCHOTTEL subsidiary specializes in the development and production of particularly large propulsion systems. In a production and storage area of 15,000 square metres, propulsion units for extra powerful vessels are manufactured. Even though the site is experienced with large dimensions, each machine is impressive in its size like these customer specific versions.
Since Wendy Lee started working at SCHOTTEL Far East in 2005, the subsidiary has grown from a modest office with a workshop to a professionally equipped site with an 80-tonne lifting capacity and a spare parts warehouse. Here she describes how this growth affected her career