bow thruster / stern / professional vessel / for ships



  • Type:

    bow, stern

  • Application domain:

    professional vessel, for ships, for barges, for yachts, for tugboats

  • Power source:


  • Other characteristics:

    tunnel type

  • Thrust:

    Min.: 2 kN

    Max.: 63 kN

  • Power:

    Min.: 22 kW (29.9 hp)

    Max.: 450 kW (611.8 hp)


YMV designs and manufactures tailor-made bow thruster, stern thruster for ships, megayachts and boats. YMV Tunnel thrusters support the mooring or harbour operations of ships, tugboats and megayachts. When applied in Dynamic Positioning systems, extends the DP capability of offshore supply vessels.

Main properties:
-Tunnel thrusters with fixed pitch propeller available for bow or stern applications.
-Electric or hydraulic driven
-Maximum power (kW): 22 to 450
-Propeller diameter (mm): 440 to 1250
-Tunnel diameter (mm): 480 to 1330
-Material options: Steel / Bronze

The product package includes:
-Tunnel thruster
-Electric or hydraulic motor
-The main panel with frequency inverter with programmed factory settings
-Bridge control panel

Some of the Benefits:
-When there are several bow thruster control units, it is possible to take over control lever is in zero position from Control Panel
-Touch screen for settings and indicators
-Configurable overload limit and Adjustable safety conditions
-Main Switch Board load request command