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Interview: Dr. Dirk Jürgens, Heads of R&D, Voith Turbo Marine

Apr 16, 2020

Dr. Dirk Jürgens heads R&D at Voith Turbo Marine, a part of the family owned Voith conglomerate which employs more than 19,000 people in 60 countries. Voith Rudderpropellers were chosen as the propulsion system for the three new Staten Island Ferry vessels, and Dr. Jürgens discusses the evolution of the system.The ‘Voith’ name is a well-known one in the maritime industry, but to start please provide an overview of the product and service you offer to the maritime industry…

Steerprop Appoints Morgan President, Järvinen COO

Jul 07, 2022

Steerprop, a designer and manufacturer of propulsion systems, is building its North America presence with the appointment of Hank Morgan as President, and Samuli Järvinen as Chief Operating Officer of Steerprop Inc.'The time has now come to…

Pair of Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Vessels to Sport Azipod Propulsion

Apr 27, 2022

ABB inked a deal with Chantiers de l’Atlantique for Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection to supply the electric propulsion systems and remote support for the luxury cruise operator’s two forthcoming mega-yachts. The ships are the second and third in a series that began with Ritz-Carlton Evrima…

Marine Jet Power Hires Tegström as CEO

Nov 16, 2020

Swedish-based waterjet propulsion systems supplier Marine Jet Power (MJP) said it has appointed Jonas Tegström as chief executive officer to succeed interim CEO Claes Rudling, who will resume his position on the board of directors.Tegström brings more than 20 years of senior management experience…

Steerprop Names Rekola Director of Sales & Project Management

Jun 24, 2020

Azimuth propulsion expert Steerprop said it has merged sales and project management with the appointment of Juho Rekola as the company's new Director Sales and Project Management, effective from June 1, 2020.Rekola has been with Steerprop since 2017…

Marine Jet Power Adds to Growing Team in the Americas

Apr 15, 2020

Marine Jet Power (MJP) announced Cole Merritt and Peter Gonzalez have joined its business development team in the Americas.“Peter and Cole are a welcome addition to the MJP team in the Americas. As we continue to expand our footprint in the…

SCHOTTEL to Equip Fireboat Pair

Jan 08, 2020

The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has chosen SCHOTTEL for two more fire-fighting vessels. Each of the fireboats features two rudderpropellers type SRP 150 L FP (380 kW each) with a propeller diameter of 1.10 m and a transverse thruster type STT 60 FP (100 kW)…

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

Dec 05, 2019

“In God we trust. All others must have data.”When Ed Grimm took the helm of Southern Towing Company (STC)as President and CEO, he inherited an enviable team of leaders, engineers, mentors, communicators and analysts. Today STC is a clear leader on the inland waterways…

MJP Appoints Regional Director for Americas

Nov 27, 2019

Marine Jet Power (MJP) has appointed Michael Rickey as President and Regional Director of Marine Jet Power, Inc. effective as of December, 2. Rickey will be responsible for business development in the Americas region, where the company holds a corporate office in Blacklick…

Hägg takes the helm at Steerprop

Nov 26, 2019

Steerprop appointed Riku-Pekka Hägg as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), starting January 2020.Formerly Hägg was Vice President of Ship Design at Wärtsilä. “Steerprop shares my passions and values to ensure efficient and sustainable shipping in the future…

Holvik joins Thrustmaster

Nov 12, 2019

Thrustmaster of Texas acquired the ICON Dynamic Positioning business from Rolls Royce earlier this year, a DP product addition to the Thrustmaster product portfolio. In addition to the rights to produce and sell future units of the DP products…

Turkey/Norway Diesel-Electric-Battery Ferry

Sep 20, 2019

With a rugged coastline and many fjords to cross, Norway has become a world leader in progressive ferry design. Turkey, with a skilled work force and broad marine experience has become a leader in ferry construction. Put the two together and…

ZF Promotes Orvieto

Sep 13, 2019

ZF Marine Propulsion Systems Miramar, LLC announced that Drew Orvieto has been promoted to the position of Senior Manager, Commercial Fast Craft and Engineering – North America. Orvieto, a 4+ year member of the ZF team first worked with the company as an intern in 2011…

AKA, MAN Collaborate for LNG-Powered Ferry

May 22, 2019

Aspin Kemp and Associates Inc. (AKA) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) are working together on the delivery of the propulsion package for 1+1 230-meter-long RoPax vessel for TT-Line, a German ferry operator. The vessel is to be built at Jiangsu Jingling shipyard in China…

Keel Laid for Foss Tier IV Tugboat

Feb 27, 2019

Foss Maritime announced the keel laying of the first of its new class of ASD 90 tugboat, to be built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Freeland, Washington.Nicole Engle, one of the principals of Foss’ parent company, Saltchuk, made the first ceremonial weld of her initials into the keel…

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