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  • 9 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The many tasks for Shipdock include: HP washing, blasting and painting of both moon pools, an overhaul of both Azimuth propulsion thrusters as well as the three bow thrusters, the renewal of the after-deck, overhaul, blasting and painting

  • 11 February 2015
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce informed its thrusters are in place to power Shell’s Prelude.

  • 3 June 2015
    Equipment

    Rolls-Royce today unveiled the latest addition to its range of marine thrusters, with the launch of a new azimuth thruster powered by permanent magnet (PM) technology. Launched at the Nor-Shipping maritime exhibition in Oslo, the new thruster is the Group’s latest development of PM technology, which already includes tunnel thrusters and a newly developed winch. […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Wärtsilä will deliver thruster solution for Boskalis’ vessel-conversion project to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2. The deal, secured in December last year, will see technology group supply four retractable steerable thrusters and thruster controls, as well as two tunnel thrusters. The retraction system, combined with the energy efficient 8-degree tilted thruster, is a key […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex diver/technician team has performed a removal of a bow thruster unit which needed to be overhauled from a 363-meter container vessel. The removal itself was carried out in Rotterdam. Earlier the team had already prepared the thruster tunnel during the ship’s stop in Le Havre, France. This allowed the divers to perform the operation […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Equipment

    In a move that could change the way the maritime industry views propulsion technology, GE’s Power Conversion business has increased its offshore systems portfolio with Inovelis,

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    A month after a Hydrex diver/technician team removed a bow thruster unit which needed to be overhauled from a 360-meter container vessel, the same procedure was repeated on the vessel’s sister ship. As with the earlier operation, the team first prepared the thruster tunnel during the ship’s stop in Le Havre, France before carrying out […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex team has replaced the three leaking bow thruster shaft seals of a 400-meter container ship in Gdansk, Poland. The operation was performed on-site and underwater using the company’s flexible mobdocks. The vessel was able to continue its commercial activities without any hindrance or delay. Together with all the necessary equipment, the diver/technicians mobilized from […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Rolls-Royce has just delivered its 1000th UUC underwater mountable thruster. It is the third unit in a series of six being installed on Seadrill’s new mobile drilling ship currently under construction at Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea. John Knudsen, Rolls-Royce, President – Commercial Marine said: “While we are proud of this achievement, the true significance […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Last month Hydrex performed underwater thruster operations on two vessels simultaneously in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Repairs were carried out on both azimuth thrusters of an FPSO, while the blade and shaft seals of the stern thruster of a 180-meter heavy load carrier were replaced. The stern thruster tunnel of the heavy load carrier was sealed off with […]

  • 4 September 2012

    With its Voith Inline Thrusters (VIT), Voith currently is the only manufacturer world-wide to produce transverse thrusters with permanent-magnet synchronous machine technology (RIM drives) with a power of 1,500kW. At the SMM, the leading maritime industry trade fair, Voith now presents a RIM drive which can be extended from the vessel hull and is equipped […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wartsila introduces a new series of both steerable and transverse thrusters that will further develop the current portfolio. The new Wartsila Steerable Thruster series (WST) is being introduced to replace the company’s Modular Thruster and Compact Thruster series, while the new Wartsila Transverse Thruster series (WTT) is replacing the current range of transverse thrusters. The […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling have joined forces to create a 25-year thruster maintenance strategy for Maersk’s three semi-submersible rigs and four drillships. The parties have already completed the strategy work on the D-rigs and started the strategy work related to V-drillships. By reducing the thruster exchange time, the deep-sea rigs and drillships will spend less […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Equipment

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, introduces a new series of both steerable and transverse thrusters that will further develop the current portfolio. The new Wärtsilä Steerable Thruster series (WST) is being introduced to replace the company’s Modular Thruster and Compact Thruster series, while the new Wärtsilä Transverse Thruster series (WTT) is […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Two and a half months after Hydrex diver/technicians removed the bow thruster of a 363-meter container vessel in Rotterdam, a Hydrex team once again mobilized to reinstall the overhauled unit underwater with the use of the Hydrex flexible mobdock technique. The operation was performed in stages at several locations to allow the vessel to keep […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce informed its thrusters are in place to power Shell’s Prelude.

  • 3 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    When the bow thruster unit of a 348-meter container vessel needed to be overhauled, Hydrex sent a diver/technician team to the ship to remove the unit on-site and reinstall it again two months later after it had been overhauled. The operation was performed in stages at several locations to allow the vessel to keep to […]

  • 2 October 2013

    Wartsila introduces a new series of both steerable and transverse thrusters that will further develop the current portfolio. The new Wartsila Steerable Thruster series (WST) is being introduced to replace the company’s Modular Thruster and Compact Thruster series, while the new Wartsila Transverse Thruster series (WTT) is replacing the current range of transverse thrusters. The […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Three months after Hydrex diver/technicians removed the bow thruster of a 294-meter container vessel in Tacoma, a Hydrex team once again mobilized to this location to reinstall the overhauled unit underwater with the use of the Hydrex flexible mobdock. The superintendent of the ship was very satisfied with the first part of the operation. The […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex was the first company to show that it was possible to remove and then replace thrusters by creating a dry environment underwater. Using the Hydrex-developed steel mobdocks to seal off the thruster tunnel, with an access shaft protruding above the water, work teams accessed the thruster tunnel and removed or repaired the thruster within […]

  • 25 October 2011

    Voith has received an order for a number of bow thrusters and retractable stern thrusters from Koninklijke De Vries, a division of Feadship. The bow and stern thrusters are for various new buildings which are being built at their yards in Aalsmeer and Makkum. Koninklijke De Vries has ordered a total of 12 thrusters. The […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Voith has received an order for a number of bow thrusters and retractable stern thrusters from Koninklijke De Vries, a division of Feadship. The bow and stern thrusters are for various new buildings which are being built at their yards in Aalsmeer and Makkum. Koninklijke De Vries has ordered a total of 12 thrusters. The […]