Thrusters for Billboat

We installed a set of HYDROMASTER® Series 2 azimuth propulsion units on a Billboat in Sweden. Driven by vertical electric motors each rated 55 kW, the thrusters will propel a full electric battery powered vessel in the city of Stockholm. Control from the wheelhouse is by our type approved HYDROMASTER® Follow Up control system and […]

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Hydromaster and Damen develop new ferry thruster

Hydromaster is very excited to be partnering with Damen to provide Blue Amigo with six specially designed azimuth thrusters. The thrusters will propel hybrid carbon fibre water buses that will operate fast, inter-city routes between Rotterdam and the Drecht cities in the Netherlands in a service known as the Waterbus. Hydromaster has developed a range of […]

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Hydromaster supplies Deck Mounted Propulsion Units to Rwanda modular crane barge

Hydromaster has delivered two Series 4 Deck Mounted Azimuth Propulsion Units to a recently commissioned modular crane barge built by Damen Shipyards in Rwanda. The modular crane barge lifts a heavy load on Rwanda’s Lake Kivu. Both of Hydromater’s Series 4 Deck Mounted Azimuth Propulsion Units are rated 210 kW and executed with a full follow-up remote […]

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Hydromaster propulsion supplied to Myanmar Upland split barge

This vessel is the first in a series of new split barges for the Myanmar Port Authority. The split barge operates is constructed and commissioned by Upland on the banks of the Irrawaddy river in Yangon. It took only 12 months from keel-laying to delivery to end-user. Hydromaster supplied the steerable propulsion and the splitting […]

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SCA Split Barge 46 refitted with Hydromaster Propulsion Units

Split Hopper Barge 46, owned and operated by the Dredging Department of the Suez Canal Authorities (SCA), has been refitted with two Hydromaster Series 5 Deck Mounted Propulsion Units. Recently commissioned, this is another example of one of the many successful projects by Hydromaster and the SCA. The Hydromaster propulsion units power by Cummins QSK19 […]

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Swing-type side thruster supplied to megayacht

Hydromaster is proud to supply two side thrusters to a megayacht being refitted at Damen Maaskant Shipyards in Stellendam. A Transverse Tunnel Thruster in the bow and a Swing-type Side Thruster in the stern give the nearly 30-year old beauty additional maneuverability and a new lease of life.

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Hydromaster propels Lake Windermere cruise ship

The 34-meter cruise vessel ‘Swift’ is commencing operations at Lake Windermere in the UK. The vessel, built by DAMEN, is propelled by two HYDROMASTER Series 3 Well Mounted L-drive Azimuth thruster units. Operation from the wheelhouse is done by two independent follow up control levers. This allows for combined 360° steering and variable speed control […]

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Azimuth propulsion units ready for delivery

It’s fantastic to see Hydromaster’s characteristic yellow and black standing out in our Rotterdam factory as we prepare to ship out our Azimuth propulsion units. Our next delivery of Hydromaster Series 4 Well Mounted Azimuth propulsion units are on display, all lined up and prepared for loading. The propulsion units will be used to propel […]

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Hydromaster features in ‘Made in India’ initiative

Hydromaster is proud to have been part of the first of its kind Inland Water ROPAX ferries, built by Cochin Shipyard Ltd for Inland Waterways Authority of India. This initiative will go a long way in facilitating business and improving connections along the mighty rivers of India. We are also committed to the Indian government’s #MadeInIndia (Aatma Nirbhar, AatmaNirbharBharat) […]

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Azimuth units ready for shipment to India

First azimuth propulsion units for use on floating border outpost vessels (FBOP) ready for shipment to India. Hydromaster will deliver a total of 9 shipsets of each two HYDROMASTER® Series 4 well-mounted azimuth propulsion units to Cochin Shipyard Limited in India. The thrusters are rated at 294 kW running at 1800 rpm on the input […]

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