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Retractable azimuthing thruster

The retractable azimuth thruster range provides extra thrust when needed. The hydraulic lifting and lowering of the unit is fast and it retracts into the hull when not in use.

Improved manoeuvring and extra thrust

The retractable range uses components from our standard azimuth thruster range and provides fast hydraulic lifting and lowering of the unit, enabling it to retract into the hull when not in use, reducing the vessel's drag. The UL models are designed for horizontal drive with automatic drive shaft disconnection system. ULE models are designed for vertical drive. Both are available with CP or FP propellers. The lifting and lowering is activated by a push button on the bridge. Unlocking/locking in position and the engagement of the drive shaft coupling is automatic.

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Key features

  • Improved manoeuvring
  • Combined steering and propeller thrust at low speed
  • Compact design and easy installation

Technical data

Thruster type UL 601 UL 901 UL155P12 UL 155P14 UL 205 UL 255 UL 305 UL 355 UL 60
Max Input Power kW (non DNV) 440 725 1100 1300 1900 2500 3300 3800 5000
Max Input Power kW (DNV) 400 660 880 1200 1500 2200 3000 3700 5000
Input speed (rpm) 1500 - 1800 1000 - 1800 750 - 2000 750 - 1800 750 - 1800 750 - 1800 750 - 1600 720 - 1200 750 - 1200
Dry wt (t) 6 12 17 24 29 47 66 97 120
Prop. Type FP FP FP / CP FP / CP FP / CP FP / CP FP FP
Prop. dia (mm) 1300 1600 1800 2000 2500 2800 3000 3500 4000

NOTE:
All data subject to change without propr notice.
Max. Input power depends on the vessel type, operation profile, classification
society and input rpm.
Final thruster size selection to be confirmed by CoE, Rauma.

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