Schottel Pump-Jet Displays Outstanding Maneuverability During Recent Demonstrations

The West German firm of Schottel has held a number of presentations in Italy, France and England, at which the company demonstrated to numerous shipping experts the advantages offered by the Schottel Pump-Jet under practical conditions. The outstanding maneuverability and excellent performance in shallow waters were displayed with an M-Boat 3 developed and built by Schottel.

The company presently offers standard Pump-Jet units in the power range from 20 to 650 kw as propulsion systems and maneuvering aids.

The extensive experience of Schottel enables one of the world's leading manufacturers of 360- degree controllable propulsion units and maneuvering aids not only to offer technically perfected products, but also to develop complete system solutions. The presence of subsidiary companies and authorized representatives at all major shipping centers in the world ensures a close dialogue with the customer and prompt performance of service work.

For information on Schottel's entire range of products and services, for example on the possible applications of Schottel Rudderpropellers (power range 15-5,000 kw), transverse thrusters, and steering and control systems (Copilot 2000 and Schottel Masterpilot), Circle 34 on Reader Service Card

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 73,  Sep 1990

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