Stern thruster installation manual sidepower rev 1. Swingupcombi thrusters swingup thrusters tcnstcnc range in the lowered position these thrusters act as azimuth thrusters, vectoring thrust in any desired direction for propulsion or station keeping. The rollsroyce thruster support pool provides replacement units, enabling the exchange of a single or a complete shipset of azimuth and. A tank unit is mounted on the thruster, on which all components such as. Retractable thrusters 1 x retractable azimuth thruster filename. The ems marine thruster systems rotatable propeller drive is provided with a hydraulic system, for steering retraction and lockhook control retractable units hydraulic power pack. Underwater replacement of azimuth thruster duration.
Figure 3 overall view of model azimuth thruster model azimuth thruster for open water test and propulsion test is manufactured like figure 3. Underwatermountable thrusters are used as dynamic positioning propulsion for very large vessels, for instance, semisubmersible drilling rigs and drill ships. The loi range incorporates advanced software solutions and a built in tft lcd digital display to show the position of the lever and feedback information from the ship systems. Extended 500 swing retracting hydraulic thruster features all the benefits of the swing retracting hydraulic thruster extended leg section provides deeper thruster immersion. Retractable thruster all boating and marine industry. The scd is available in both single and twinpropeller versions. Smaller parts and sand are washed through the largevolume housing.
Steam workshop azimuth extra large thrusters packdx11. Azimuth thruster fwd 1 x ulstein aquamaster tcns 92 62220, 1,500 kw, swing up, cpp bow thruster 2 x 1,000 kw, kamewa tt 2200 dpn cp azimuth thruster aft 1 x ulstein aquamaster tcns 92 62220, 1,500 kw, swing up, cpp stern thruster 1 x 1,000 kw, kamewa tt 2200 dpn cp fire fighting towingfifi class 1 with water spray. These ldrive thrusters feature a 7degree downward angle to reduce interaction with the hull and increase thrust efficiency. Rat retractable azimuth thruster retractable thrusters are employed as auxiliary propulsion for dynamically positioned vessels and takehome propulsion for military vessels. Azimuth thrusters 75 to 10,750 hp thrustmaster of texas. Find your hydraulic thruster easily amongst the 93 products from the leading brands quick, lewmar, twin disc. Propulsion maritime research institute netherlands. Added a new script that allows you to set custom colors for the thruster flames. Ulstein aquamaster swingup azimuth thruster, type tcns. Soware solutions and a built in tft lcd digital display for position of the lever and feedback information from the ship s systems various parameter seings. The indicated ratings are based on experiencegained from the field in which the typical types of vessels are operating. Thrusters use of main drive waterjets as azimuth thrusters. They have the advantages of compact structure, convenient install and maintain, lower use cost, shorter production period and others.
Media in category azimuth thrusters the following 22 files are in this category, out of 22 total. Onsite repair on azimuth thruster in gabon o ne of the four 40ton swingup azimuth thrusters of an offshore crane barge servicing rigs on an oil field in gabon had malfunctioned and needed to be removed from the barge for repairs. These give ships better maneuverability than a fixed propeller and rudder system. Btt transverse thruster berg propulsion pdf catalogs.
The rmc joystick must then be used as existing lewmar controls will not be compatible. Better performance per hp than standard tunnel thruster bronze or aluminium hub manual override. Azimuth extra large thrusters mod update notesupdate. Marine thrusters come in many different shapes and sizes for.
A marine thruster is a device for producing directed hydrodynamic thrust mounted and implemented on different parts of a marine vehicle, primarily for maneuvering or propulsion azimuth thrusters kongsberg. It is designed to meet the high end market, in addition to be very suitable for field support, standby. Suitable for vessels up to 164ft 50m when not in use. Through our expertise and contacts we can perform the full scale of services to azimuth thrusters, from minor repairs to the full overhaul of complete azimuth thruster units. Apr 22, 2015 up next zdrive tow boat test on dry dock duration. Swingup azimuth thruster a dualfunction unit, supplementing an azimuthing function with a tunnel thruster role when the unit is in the raised position and. Equipped with four 4 zf 6111 deck mounted azimuth thrusters complete with multi thruster. This has allowed for a very fast mobilization and execution of repairs on several occasions since then. This thruster system provides the functionality of an azimuth thruster and at the same time can be used in tunnel thruster mode. Designs have been developed for propulsion and dynamic positioning in response to market requirements.
Onsite repair on azimuth thruster in gabon o ne of the four 40ton swing. The swingup concept, whereby the thruster swings up into a shallow recess in the hull bot. Our retractable thrusters are available in 4 model sizes ranging from 25 hp to 200 hp. The jastram azimuth grid thruster is capable of providing highly accurate dynamic positioning, responsive steering and emergency propulsion. The final thruster selection is dependable on the practical operation profile of the vessel and will be determined by schottel for each case. Azimuth thrusters rollsroyce pdf catalogs documentation.
The thruster is stored in the ships hull by rotating the complete unit 90 degrees around the horizontal axis. Retractable azimuth and combi thrusters thrustmaster of texas, inc. In operation, it functions as an azimuth thruster and is designed to develop maximum bollard pull in the manoeuvring condition, or to provide positioning power. Swingupcombi thrusters swingup thrusters tcnstcnc range in the lowered position these thrusters act as azimuth thrusters, vectoring thrust in any desired. Swingup tcns c azimuthing thruster kongsberg maritime. Mounted flush to the bottom of the vessel, it has no protruding parts which could be damaged in shallow water. Azimuth thrusters can replace conventional propulsion and rudder steering systems to perform both the propulsion and steering functions. When enhanced manoeuvrability is required in applications such as dynamic positioning, ship escort and ship docking services. A tank unit is mounted on the thruster, on which all components such as valves, pressure gauges, filters, filling cap, etc. The transverse tunnelshaped recess is oversized to allow the thruster to rotate through 180 to provide thrust to port or to starboard. We thought that was an exciting challenging task so we developed the first swing retractable thruster in the world.
The transverse tunnelshaped recess is oversized to allow the thruster to rotate. Make sure that the sterntunnel does not disturb the waterflow under the hull ensure that when installed the thruster does not foul exisiting equipment inside the boat like steerage links etc. Thruster maintenance zincs on every thruster bobow25 w25 bow95 b hi d pbow95 behind prop bow125 bow125 bow285 front of propbow285 front of prop newer 6 blade design noise reduction r l ll 3 bl d p e t bow23replaces all 3 blade props except bow23 new controls include electronics replaces all older controls adapter available. With the scd, the schottel engineers have implemented a concept uniting the decisive technical and economical advan tages of the rudderpropeller with the electric drive principle. Combi units swing up into a specially shaped recess in the hull so it can function as a tunnel thruster in the raised position, and as an azimuth thruster when lowered. While providing alldirectional propulsive force, the diameter of the propellers is shortened, the propulsive efficiency is improved, the vibration and noise is decreased effectively. The tilt effect significantly reduces thruster hull interaction losses and can provide up to 20 percent more effective thrust than conventional non tilted thrusters. Up to comfort class 1 optimum operational and hotel logistics, including norsok compliance kongsberg redundant thruster solution for the maximized dp3 capability energy efficient power generation system with energy storage solutions delivered with both vessel integrated topside hangar, or standalone derrick. Azimuth thruster with contrarotating propellers combine the structure advantages of the contrarotating propellers and the flexibility of azimuth thruster. After the operation it was stored in gabon to be used at short notice whenever future repairs were required on the thrusters.
Fwd or aft, can, alarm, display, networks, feedback etc. Technical data for kamewa ulstein combined azimuthside thrusters and swingup thrusters. Azimuth thrusters are available in zdrive configuration with direct diesel engine drive or in ldrive configuration for electric or hydraulic drive from overhead. A global leader in the supply of azimuth thrusters.
An azimuth thruster is a configuration of marine propellers placed in pods that can be rotated to any horizontal angle, making a rudder unnecessary. In reality, most vessels are fitted with a btu which can therefore be used in conjunction with the azimuthing units. Transverse thruster cp and fixed thrusters for maximum uptime two propeller types are available. If combining an existing lewmar tunnel thruster into a dual swing tunnel system, then the black box must be removed from the tunnel thruster and conversion box 58991011 installed as per this diagram in its place. When raised it swingsup into a garage so that nothing extends below the ships baseline. Steam workshop azimuth extra large thrusters packdx. In an azimuth thruster the propeller rotates 360 around the vertical axis so the unit provides propulsion, steering and positioning thrust for superior manoeuvrability. Dec 29, 2015 an azimuth thruster is a configuration of marine propellers placed in pods that can be rotated to any horizontal angle, making a rudder unnecessary. Differences to azimuth thrusters non uniform thrust envelope restrict to circular region restricted azimuth zones largely avoided rapid response for thrust reversal pushpull thruster pairing not needed virtually infinite thrust resolution no unwanted vectors. Hundested propeller as tunnel and retractable swing thrusters. Hydraulic azimuth thruster use hydraulic source as driving power, and directly drive the propellers by hydraulic motor. There are a variety of different types of marine thrusters and each of them plays a huge role in the maritime industry.
If combining an existing lewmar tunnel thruster into a dual swingtunnel system, then the black box must be removed from the tunnel thruster and conversion box 58991011 installed as per this diagram in its place. A removable grid protects the horizontally mounted propeller. Compared to a vertically retractable azimuth thruster, the swing up thruster. In the lowered position these thrusters act as azimuth thrusters, vectoring thrust in any desired direction for propulsion or station keeping. An azimuth thruster is an arrangement of marine propellers placed in pods which can be rotated to any horizontal angle azimuth.
The power range of the products is from 60hp to 500hp. In the ejected mode the retractable thruster works like a conventional thruster. The propeller rotates 360 degrees around the vertical axis so that the thruster can perform both the propulsion and steering duties for a vessel, or positioning for a semi. Hydraulic thruster all boating and marine industry.
Major bug fixes and improvements updateall thrusters now also work on planets and atmospheres. Piloting vessels fitted with azimuthing control devices. Swingup azimuth thruster a dualfunction unit, supplementing an azimuthing function with a tunnel thruster role when the unit is in the raised position and recessed within the hull. On the horizontal end of thruster body, a propeller shaft with thrusttorque sensor exists for propeller thrusttorque measurement directly. Differences to azimuth thrusters non uniform thrust envelope restrict to circular region restricted azimuth zones largely avoided rapid response for thrust reversal pushpull thruster pairing not needed virtually infinite thrust resolution no unwanted vectors while changing azimuth return to session directory. Swingup tcns tcnc azimuthing thruster kongsberg maritime. Ideal for higher performance sailing yachts and fastplanning or semidisplacement hulls. Although the azimuth thruster concept is an innovation dating back more than fifty years ago, nowadays it still remains a novelty to many ship owners and operators. While it is possible to maintain location with three thrusters, the. Propulsion and steering behaviour of a ship equipped with two. This thruster swings up into a housing in the hull when not in use.
They also function well as a get you home emergency propulsor. A study on the powering performance of drillship in transit. Loi is multifunction control lever for azimuth, thruster or propulsion controls. An engine and ships propeller in an underslung pod that is azimuth adjustable, to replace a fixed azimuth propeller and rudder configuration. If you nea big advantage of our retractable range is the use of components from the veth standard azimuth thruster range. The basic idea behind an azimuth thruster is that the propeller can rotate 360 degrees round a vertical axis providing omnidirectional controlled thrust.1477 1101 211 574 342 1269 1202 830 418 1052 379 241 253 278 636 633 1109 1283 1213 1355 379 892 1464 999 1278 719 857 255 1172 173 1212 989 454 864 1439 542 206 969 136