News

August 2005

SCHOTTEL propulsion for Popes Rhine cruise

When Pope Benedict XVI embarks on the passenger vessel RheinEnergie near Cologne this afternoon (17 August 2005), SCHOTTEL propulsion units will ensure that he has a smooth ride. Many of the KD Kln-Dsseldorf lines passenger...[more]

May 2005

SCHOTTEL at NOR-SHIPPING 2005

SCHOTTEL GmbH & Co. KG in Spay on the River Rhine in Germany is the headquarters of an international Group of Companies with a world-wide sales and service network. Besides azimuthing propulsion systems and manoeuvring devices,...[more]

May 2005

SCHOTTEL mourns the death of Uwe Gragen

Uwe Gragen , Dipl.-Ing., sales and project manager for SCHOTTEL GmbH & Co. in Spay am Rhein, and responsible for worldwide sales of propulsion systems for tugboats and ocean-going vessels, has died. Uwe Gragen passed away quite...[more]

January 2005

SCHOTTEL continues on its successful course

The propulsion specialist SCHOTTEL, with headquarters in Spay/Rhine, remains on course for success, rounding off the year 2004 with another sales record. The corporate goal of 100 million euro in group sales for the new building...[more]

September 2004

Floating cranes with SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers for bridge construction in the Shanghai area

There is a continuous need for new transport routes in the Shanghai area to link the booming economic metropolis to the surrounding regions and improve the infrastructure. One such construction project is the 27-kilometre-long...[more]

September 2004

A new generation of SCHOTTEL Transverse Thrusters

SCHOTTEL has developed a new series of transverse thrusters, based on more than 50 years of experience in the field of propulsion and manoeuvring systems. The new types STT 1, 2, 3 and 4 are a further development of the...[more]

August 2004

Successful market launch of the new SPJ 55 MR-type Pump-Jet for military applications

Since the mid-90s, SCHOTTEL has improved the Pump-Jet series, using ring diffuser technology, to the SPJ RD series. One of the main objectives here was to increase the bollard pull by approx. 15% with the same input power.[more]