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compact thruster / bow / for boat / electric - 110TT TUNNEL

Lewmar now makes thrusters perfect for smaller boats up to 28ft.

Plug ‘n’ Play connection to joystick - dual station control possible
Powerful 1.5kW 12V motor - compact size and long runtimes
Composite saddle reduces...

bow thruster / stern / for boat / electric - 140TT TUNNEL

. No reservoir to install, no leaks and no maintenance
. High performance 5 blade propellers give equal thrust in both directions
. High...

stern thruster / bow / for boat - 185TT TUNNEL

. No reservoir to install, no leaks and no maintenance
. High performance 5 blade propellers give equal thrust in both directions
. High...

bow thruster / stern / for boat / electric - 250TT TUNNEL

. No reservoir to install, no leaks and no maintenance
. High performance 5 blade propellers give equal thrust in both directions
. High...

bow thruster / stern / for boat / electric - 300TT TUNNEL

. No reservoir to install, no leaks and no maintenance
. High performance 5 blade propellers give equal thrust in both directions
. High...

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bow thruster / for boat / electric / 0-5 hp - CT35 (2.69 KW @ 12 V)

Manufactured using composite materials, the CT35 is a single propeller thruster with a 125mm diameter tunnel and thrust rating...

bow thruster / for boat / electric / 0-5 hp - CT45 (3.23 KW @ 12 V)

The CT45 is ideal for motor boats and deep footed sailing yachts ranging from 19-36'. Manufactured using composite...

bow thruster / for boat / electric / 0-5 hp - CT60 (4.35/4.4 KW @ 12/24 V)

Available in 12V or 24V, the CT60 is suited to motor yachts and deep footed sailing yachts between 20’-40'.

Manufactured...

bow thruster / for boat / electric / 5-10 hp - CT 80 (4.79/5.28 KW @ 12/24 V)

This composite, twin propeller, DC tunnel thruster is undeniably the best selling model in the Max Power electric tunnel thruster range. Available...

bow thruster / for boat / electric / 5-10 hp - CT100 (7.1 KW @ 12 V)

The 12V, twin propeller CT100 suits a wide range of motor boats and deep footed sailing yachts ranging...

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bow thruster / for boat / electric - BTQ 140

BTQ 140 - Single propeller

Single propeller made in sturdy composite material.
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bow thruster / for boat / electric - BTQ 185

BTQ 185 - Single propeller

Single propeller made in sturdy composite material.
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bow thruster / for boat / electric - BTQ 185 DP

BTQ 185 - Double counter-rotating propellers

Double propellers made in sturdy composite...

bow thruster / for boat / electric - BTQ 250

BTQ 250 - Double counter-rotating propellers

Double propellers made in sturdy composite...

bow thruster / for boat / electric - BTQ 300-250

BTQ 300 - Double counter-rotating propellers

Double propellers made in sturdy composite...

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bow thruster / stern / for boat / electric - SE 30 / 125 S (1.5 KW @ 10.5 V)

With its outstanding performance, excellent energy efficiency...

bow thruster / stern / for boat / electric - SE 60 / 185 S (3.1 KW @ 1.5 V)

With its outstanding energy efficiency and unrivalled reliability,...

stern thruster / bow / for boat / electric - SE 80 / 185 T (4.4 KW @ 10.5 V)

The SE80/185T suits a wide range of boats around the 12m/40' mark and is thereby a very popular model. Utilizing the same...

stern thruster / bow / for boat / electric - SE 100 / 185 T (6.3 KW @ 10.5 V)

The SE100/185T replaces the SP95Ti as the most powerful thruster available in the...

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bow thruster / retractable / for ship - SRP ZSV SERIES

The SCHOTTEL Rudderpropeller (SRP) sets worldwide standards as a main or auxiliary propulsion unit, even in the toughest offshore operation. By rotating the underwater...

bow thruster / tunnel type / for ship - STT SERIES

Transverse thrusters are installed in the bow or stern in order to improve manoeuvrability. Depending...

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bow thruster / tunnel type / for ship - STT SERIES

Wärtsilä Retractable Thrusters improve the dynamic positioning performance...

retractable thruster / bow / for ship - HR - HP

Wärtsilä Underwater Demountable Thrusters are mainly intended for semi-subs and drilling ships.

The...

retractable thruster / bow / for ship - HR - HP

Wärtsilä Transfer Thrusters utilize a bevel gear driven propeller in a transverse...

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tunnel type thruster / bow / for ship - BFTT

BERG Transverse Thruster – type BFTT is a fixed pitch propeller type thruster used when shaft speed is variable and ease of reversing is important.

The propeller unit with the gear housing can be removed from the tunnel...

tunnel type thruster / bow / variable pitch propellers / for ship - BTT

Berg Transverse Thruster system - type BTT is a controllable pitch propeller normally used for constant shaft speed. The propeller unit and the gear housing can be removed from the tunnel when installed in your...

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tunnel type thruster / bow / variable pitch propellers / for ship - BTT

These auxiliary propulsion units with optimized hydrodynamic efficiency lead to significantly increased maneuverability for traditional shaftline equipped commercial...

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tunnel type thruster / bow / for ship / hydraulic - HSC / HSF SERIES

Hyundai Thruster can be fitted to a wide range of vessels operating in al over the world. The tunnel thruster...

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bow thruster / retractable / tunnel type / azimuth  - SWING-UP

This thruster swings up into a housing in the hull when not in use. It can quickly be swung down about a horizontal axis into the operating position.

In operation, it functions as an azimuth thruster and is designed to develop maximum...

bow thruster / retractable / tunnel type / azimuth  - SWING-UP

The tunnel thruster is designed for giving max. side force to the ship in manoeuvring condition. The system normally consists of the thruster unit with tunnel, hydraulic...

tunnel type thruster / bow / for ship - TT-PM

The Permanent magnet tunnel thruster (TT-PM) is the latest tunnel thruster design from Rolls-Royce and has been engineered with reliability and through life costs as the...

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tunnel type thruster / bow / for ship - TT-PM

Outboard mounted and inboard thru-hull mounted azimuth style Hydraulic Thrusters are a very cost effective addition or ugrade to your existing platform or vessel. These units are quick mounted, heavy duty hydraulic thrusters, available with...

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tunnel type thruster / bow / for ship - 20 -> 1300 KW

Global Marine Engineering BV, based in Heijningen-Holland, is a very experienced technical company with a history of over 25 years and active in manufacturing drive systems, clutches and gearboxes for industrial and marine...

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bow thruster / stern / for boat - QA 400E

The stern thrust installation, developed and produced by ALMAR, is being mounted underneath the bathing plattform at least 80 mm below the water-line on the outside onto the flat of the stern. The mounting is very easy as only...

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bow thruster / stern / for boat / hydraulic - ABT-TRAC 8

ABT-TRAC Hydraulic Thrusters

ABT-TRAC Hydraulic Thrusters deliver more thrust per horsepower than any other thruster available. ABT-TRAC's twin counter-rotating propellers are more efficient and can reach higher horsepower than single prop hydraulic thrusters.

ABT-TRAC hydraulic thrusters are fitted with high efficiency piston motors. 8" thru 12"...

stern thruster / bow / for boat / hydraulic - ABT-TRAC 10

ABT-TRAC Hydraulic Thrusters

ABT-TRAC Hydraulic Thrusters deliver more thrust per horsepower than any other thruster available. ABT-TRAC's twin counter-rotating propellers are more efficient and can reach higher horsepower than single prop hydraulic thrusters.

ABT-TRAC hydraulic thrusters are fitted with high efficiency piston motors. 8" thru 12"...

stern thruster / bow / for boat / hydraulic - ABT-TRAC 16

ABT-TRAC Hydraulic Thrusters

ABT-TRAC Hydraulic Thrusters deliver more thrust per horsepower than any other thruster available. ABT-TRAC's twin counter-rotating propellers are more efficient and can reach higher horsepower than single prop hydraulic thrusters.

ABT-TRAC hydraulic thrusters are fitted with high efficiency piston motors. 8" thru 12"...

stern thruster / bow / for boat / hydraulic - ABT-TRAC 24” - 28”

ABT-TRAC Hydraulic Thrusters deliver more thrust per horsepower...

bow thruster / stern / for boat / electric - TRAC DC (24 V)

TRAC Thrusters deliver more thrust per horsepower than any other thruster available. TRAC's twin counter-rotating propellers are more efficient...

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bow thruster / for boat / electric - DC PRO

Extremely efficient electric motors eliminate the possibility of early thermal shutdown.

Fully proportional control for safe and gentle docking; or full power...

bow thruster / stern / for boat - WESMAR™

Thrusters for Fiberglass, Aluminum, Steel and Wood Vessels 30 to...

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bow thruster / stern / for boat - WESMAR™

If you need 360 degree thrust to function as an auxiliary propulsion, a swing-out which can be folded horizontally within the ship to provide a low fit could be the...

bow thruster / stern / for boat - WESMAR™

Custom solutions
Veth-Jet bow thruster is the most widely used in bow thruster for inland shipping and it is available in 2, 3 or 4 channel versions. Veth-Jet now offers 50 standard models, but we always cater for your specific...

bow thruster / tunnel type / for ship - VETH

Your ship design as a basis
Your ship design serves as the basis for the Veth tunnel bow thruster. Veth...

bow thruster / for ship - COMPACT JET

Does the Compact-Jet sound interesting to you?
The Compact-Jet provides excellent solution when

Low noise levels are required
(Emergency) propulsion is important
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bow thruster / azimuth  / for ship / built-in - STEERING GRID

Are you looking for a 360 degree steerable bow thruster, which takes little space and is easy to install? If so the Veth Steering Grid is the solution. The Steering Grid is available...

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bow thruster / for boat / electric - 35 KGF - 12 V

This bow thruster is especially developed on behalf of smaller craft. The tunnel diameter is extremely small, no more than 110mm....

bow thruster / for boat / electric - 55 KGF - 12 V

By virtue of the specific design of the propellers and the optimized streamline of the tail piece, the noise production of these Craftsman Marine thrusters is reduced to the bare minimum. The propeller...

bow thruster / for boat / hydraulic - 55 - 65 KGF - 6 CM³

Article code: BA.150.20006
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bow thruster / for boat / electric - 80 KGF - 12 V

By virtue of the specific design of the propellers and the optimized streamline of the tail piece, the noise production of these Craftsman Marine thrusters is reduced to the bare minimum. The propeller...

bow thruster / for boat / electric - 80 KGF - 24 V

By virtue of the specific design of the propellers and the optimized streamline of the tail piece, the noise production of these Craftsman Marine thrusters is reduced to the bare minimum. The propeller...

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How to choose this product

bow-thruster

A bow thruster is a motor and propeller mounted transversally at a vessel's bow to increase lateral maneuverability.

Applications

This device is used in conjunction with the main engine for port maneuvers or to counter a crosswind or current. NauticExpo offers thrusters for leisure craft as well as for ships.

Technologies

The bow thruster works in the same manner as any propeller. A motor turns the blades, creating thrust as the result of the pressure differential between the blade surfaces. Some thrusters are mounted in a tunnel traversing the hull. Others descend hydraulically from the bottom of the vessel when needed. In the retracted position, such units sit flush within the hull, creating no turbulence.

Since thruster power and type vary widely, there are models suitable for boats and ships of any size. Certain tunnel versions have two counter-rotating propellers. The motor is either electric or hydraulic.

How to choose

Minimum power requirements will depend on the size and displacement of the vessel. The largest ships sometimes have two or even three thrusters to increase effectiveness. Retractable models eliminate the turbulence problems of tunnel versions.

Advantages

- Maneuverability

Disadvantages

- Significant energy consumption

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