News

February 2020

Med Marine: Turkish-built tug equipped with SCHOTTEL bestseller

SCHOTTEL has secured a contract with Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine to provide propulsion units for a newly built escort and harbour tug. The Robert-Allan-designed tugboat is under construction at the Ereğli Shipyard in Northern...[more]

February 2020

Chinese harbour tug features SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers

The German propulsion expert SCHOTTEL has recently secured a contract to provide propulsion units for a newly built harbour tug under construction at Tongfang Jiangxin Shipbuilding in China. This new tugboat, ordered by the...[more]

February 2020

Two SCHOTTEL-propelled Rotortugs® for Seabulk

German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL has been awarded a contract from Master Boat Builders to supply a total of six rudderpropellers to US-based Seabulk Towing Inc, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc (NYSE: CKH). Both new...[more]

January 2020

Model trials 4.0: SCHOTTEL invests further in CFD

In order to ensure that products are always state-of-the-art, detailed knowledge of their flow behaviour is a basic requirement. Thanks to computational fluid dynamics (CFD for short), these complex physical processes can be...[more]

January 2020

BC Ferries again opts for SCHOTTEL propulsion for Island Class

German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL has again secured an order to provide propulsion units for 81-metre road ferries to Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. Each of the four newly built vessels ordered by Canadian operator BC...[more]

January 2020

Port of Hamburg: SCHOTTEL propulsion systems for two more fireboats

Following the delivery of Europe’s most modern fireboat, the "Branddirektor Westphal", the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has ordered two more fire-fighting vessels. As with the previous order, both vessels will be fitted...[more]

December 2019

SCHOTTEL to propel world’s first hydrogen ferry

Two new environmentally friendly vessels for the Norwegian ferry operator Norled will be propelled by high efficiency azimuth thrusters from SCHOTTEL. One of these LMG Marin designed vessels – currently under construction at...[more]