More than 1,000 SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers Type SRP 460 delivered
To date, more than 1,000 SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers types 490 and 460 have been delivered – making them the most successful azimuth thrusters worldwide. Rudderpropellers with a maximum power rating for tug duties between 2,350 and 2,550 kW per engine, such as the SRP 490 and the SRP 460, are among SCHOTTEL’s azimuth thrusters that have undergone several technical updates to offer customers state-of-the-art design, construction and economical operation. The SRP 460, formerly SRP 1515, was first delivered in 1999.
At present the SRP 490 is suitable for the 80 ton bollard pull class.Today, the standard range includes SCHOTTEL ProAnode enhancing corrosion protection, the award-winning SCHOTTEL HTG (High Torque Gear) technology as well as the latest high-performance nozzles SDC40 and SDV45. Plus, it provides an extension for mounting the LeaCon system.
The proven SCHOTTEL Pump Jet, which is particularly suitable for shallow water operations, is now optionally available with a new feature: the SCHOTTEL CoaGrid.
Jan Helge Telseth, Managing Director at SCHOTTEL Nordic, joined the company three years ago after having held various positions at both large international companies and mid-size specialty businesses. The most important thing, he says, is making life easier for customers.