maart 2010

SCHOTTEL appoint Stone Marine Services as their new Sales Partner

SCHOTTEL, a world leader in the design and production of azimuthing propulsion and maneuvering systems, and complete propulsion systems up to 30 MW, have announced the appointment of Stone Marine Services as their sales partner in the United Kingdom and the Irish Republic.

SMS, who are based at Inverkeithing in Scotland, have been Schottels' service partner in the UK and Ireland for many years and have outstanding knowledge of the companys propulsion equipment.


Jens-Erk Bartels, SCHOTTELs' Director of Marketing and Sales, in welcoming the new arrangement said, 'Sales and Service in the hands of one company, and particularly one as knowledgeable and as conscientious as SMS, will ensure our customers receive the highest possible standards of service from the initial sale and supply of our equipment, and then right through its service life.

Stone Marine Services take over the sales operation for SCHOTTEL with immediate effect.


Contacts for further information:

Stone Marine Services Ltd

East Ness

Preston Crescent



United Kingdom

KY11 1DS


Tel. +44 (0) 1383 419475

Fax. +44 (0) 1383 415600

E-Mail. Alan.OReilly(at)


Company profiles


The SCHOTTEL Group, with its headquarters in Spay/Rhine, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications. For almost 90 years, the company has been developing and manufacturing azimuth propulsion and manoeuvring systems, complete propulsion systems with power ratings of up to 30 MW, and steering systems for vessels of all sizes and types. Around 100 sales and service locations worldwide ensure customer proximity.

Stone Marine Services Ltd

SMS provide highly experienced engineers worldwide, at very short notice, to survey, repair and service propeller systems, stern seals, deck machinery and maneuvering systems. The company has bases at Inverkeithing in Scotland and Walvis Bay in Namibia.