Kongsberg Maritime’s United States Series thrusters will certainly be mounted on 16 brand-new ASD tugboats to be integrated in Turkey by Med Marine Shipyard
Kongsberg Maritime (KILOMETRES) reports that it has actually authorized “a sizeable contract” with Med Marine in Turkey to provide 32 United States collection thrusters for installment on brand-new Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tugboats.
kilometres’s United States collection thrusters currently provide project-specific Computation Fluid Dynamics (CFD) designing abilities, while the series of possible prop as well as nozzle mixes makes sure the greatest feasible requirements of functional effectiveness. Another current function is the HD sliding clutch which is developed to allow expense reliable Fi-Fi (Fire Fighting) procedures. Three of the 16 Med Marine yanks will certainly likewise include kilometres’s Pro-Duct nozzle. This high effectiveness nozzle as well as prop mix has actually been revealed to supply greater bollard pull for the exact same power input as a comparable TK nozzle.
“In the maritime industry you can’t get much more demanding than the duty cycle of a tug’s azimuth drive unit,” said Yıldız Bozkurt Özcan, General Manager at Med Marine. “Following three decades of fitting Kongsberg thrusters into our tugs we know that with the US series thrusters we are making a solid investment for our customers in a well- proven, reliable product that has evolved to keep up with the demands placed by our modern, high bollard pull tugs.”