Monday, December 17, 2018

Greg Trauthwein Blogs

Schottel's Strahberger: One Year at the Helm

Posted to Propulsion (by Greg Trauthwein ) on February 1, 2017

Schottel, a ubiquitous German-based maritime propulsion company, is firing on all cylinders and preparing now for the inevitable maritime market upturn. The company's new Managing Director, Dr. Christian Strahberger, discusses the strategy.While the maritime industry endures an overall downturn…

Interview: Mika Koli, The Switch

Posted to Propulsion (by Greg Trauthwein ) on January 10, 2017

The Switch is a 10 year old company working to advance the world with electrical drive train technology. It is still a relative new player in the global maritime sector with nearly four years of experience, but its first reference ships with…

Volvo Penta Debuts New D8 Diesel Engine & IPS

Posted to Propulsion (by Greg Trauthwein ) on June 14, 2016

(All photos courtesy of Greg Trauthwein or Volvo Penta)Ever since the global financial meltdown of 2008 briefly crippled the world leisure boat market, Volvo Penta adopted a strategy to increase its commercial market share with its family of innovative propulsion systems and controls.

Interview: Johan Carlsson - CTO, Volvo Penta

Posted to Propulsion (by Greg Trauthwein ) on September 14, 2016

In your role as CTO you have to meld and rationalize regulation, customer demands and manufacturing issues: which do you find the most challenging?You get a lot of opportunities coming from technology and a lot of pressure coming from legislation…