AIDS TO SHIP MANOEUVRING. SOME RECENTLY INTRODUCED THRUSTERS AND SPECIAL STEERING GEARS

The following ship-manoeuvring aids are described:--Tenfjord's toroidal cylinder steering gear. An improved version of the steering gear that AS Tenfjord Mek Verksted have been making since 1953.--Series 5 Harbormasters. A new range of steerable right-angle drive transmissions.--Wartsila's Air Bubbling System as a steering device.--Calzoni hydraulic propulsion and station-keeping propellers.--Hollming Aquamaster propulsion and manoeuvring devices.--Liaaen Compas thrusters.--Brunvoll transverse thrusters.--Hydroland propulsion.--Tapered roller bearings from Karlstads Mekaniska Werkstad (KaMeWa).--N.R.D.C. propulsion units.--Kamone 20-tonne thruster for offshore loading.--Voith water tractors.--Z-drives for shallow-draught push tugs. Order from BSRA as No. 49,996.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Whitehall Technical Press Limited

    29 Palace Street, Westminster
    London SW1,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • Accession Number: 00194226
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 26 1979 12:00AM