September 2019

SCHOTTEL Controllable Pitch Propeller: 5-bladed propeller with optimized hub

With a new generation of the CP hub, SCHOTTEL has further optimized the concept of the 5-bladed controllable pitch propeller. The propellers are optimally suited for higher speeds and thus for use in such vessels as military...[more]

September 2019

Six SCHOTTEL-propelled Rotortugs® delivered to Australian Fortescue Metals Group

Six Robert Allan-designed ART 85-32W Rotortugs have been delivered to Perth-based Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue). The advanced tugboats – “FMG Dusky”, “FMG Tawny”, “FMG Spinner”, “FMG Hammerhead”, “FMG Blacktip” and “FMG...[more]

September 2019

Two SCHOTTEL-driven ferries for BC Ferries

German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL has delivered propulsion units for two 81-metre road ferries to Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. Each of the newly built vessels ordered by Canadian operator BC Ferries will be equipped...[more]

August 2019

SCHOTTEL adapts to changing market conditions

SCHOTTEL GmbH, headquartered in Spay, Germany, is the global market leader for azimuthing propulsion systems. The company has been defying a market environment weakened by the collapse of offshore business (oil and gas...[more]

August 2019

SCHOTTEL propulsion systems part of Norled’s path towards green future

SCHOTTEL is proud to be part of Norled’s path towards a green future: the German propulsion expert has recently secured a contract to provide propulsion units for three newly built hybrid ferries under construction at Sembcorp...[more]

August 2019

DEME’s new dredger “Bonny River” features SCHOTTEL propulsion solutions

The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) “Bonny River”, built at Royal IHC’s Chinese partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard, is propelled by SCHOTTEL. Recently handed over to the Belgian dredging company DEME, the TSHD is driven...[more]

July 2019

Higher degree of standardization in Finland’s ferry network thanks to SCHOTTEL modernization

The SCHOTTEL After Sales Team has carried out a modernization on two double-ended ferries operated by FinFerries. Both vessels, capable of holding either 14 cars or up to 60 tons of payload, were originally equipped with various...[more]

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