Delivery of Hydromaster Deck mounted Azimuth propulsion units

A set of two Hydromaster Deck mounted Azimuth propulsion units for a Damen Modular Barge were delivered for deployment in Africa. Both Hydromaster Series 4 thrusters are rated 210 kW, driven by a radiator cooled Doosan diesel engine with follow up Azimuth steering and speed control from the wheelhouse panel. The propellers are depth adjustable […]

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Hydromaster achieves ISO9001:2015 certification

Hydromaster Propulsion BV, headquartered in Rotterdam, and Sykes Marine (Hydromaster) Ltd., the UK based branch office, are pleased to announce that we have successfully combined our quality management system to the ISO9001:2015 standard and have recently achieved certification. ⁣⁣Another step in our commitment to providing quality products, customer service and continual improvement!

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London’s Woolwich Ferry performs doughnuts in support of NHS

London’s Woolwich Ferry showed its support for UK National Health Service workers on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic, by performing doughnuts in the River Thames on April 16. It’s very impressive to see how fast this 60-metre ferry is spinning – all thanks to the Hydromaster propulsion units installed on the boat.

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Azimuth propulsion units delivered to Cochin, India

The Swami Vivekananda crosses the Pamban bridge, on the most southern tip of India. ⁣⁣Each boat is propelled by two Hydromaster Series 3 deck mounted azimuth propulsion units⁣⁣Pictured is one of eight Ropax boats built by Cochin Shipyard for the Inland Water Authorities of India. ⁣⁣The first convoy of four boats is now on its maiden voyage from Cochin to Kolkata. ⁣⁣In Kolkata, […]

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Azimuth propulsion systems for UK Ministry of Defence

Successful delivery of three Hydromaster deck mounted azimuth propulsion systems, through Babcock International, to the UK, Ministry of Defence.⁣⁣Each system is self-contained and designed to operate under a variety of conditions.⁣⁣These systems are fully mechanical, driven by a 150 hp radiator cooled Perkins diesel engine through a reverse reduction gearbox.⁣⁣Operator control is possible from two […]

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Spie Batignolles

Hydromaster also provided the counter frame on which the wheelhouse is fixed on the roof, along with stairs and railing. The unit is powered by a 198 kW radiator cooled John Deere engine and is controlled by a full follow up remote control system.

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Woolwich Ferry in Service

The Woolwich Ferry links Woolwich and North Woolwich. It’s free and carries pedestrians, cyclists, cars, vans and lorries. The ferry’s are operated by Briggs Marine and Environmental on behalf of TfL.

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M.B. Sandaka is back following rehabilitation

This vessel, operated by the Guyana Transport and Harbour Department, was recently outfitted with two HYDROMASTER Series 4 propulsion systems powered by two Caterpillar 3406 engines. Brenco Shipping and Trading Company Ltd executed all of the works on the vessel. Read more here

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