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Carbon Fiber Propulsion for Megayachts

Posted to Propulsion (by Eric Haun ) on June 8, 2016

A new generation of high-performance lightweight steerable thrusters is the first to make comprehensive use of carbon fiber materials.Developed by Rolls-Royce, these new propulsion systems, dubbed Azipull Carbon, were designed to provide lighter weight options for fast yachts…

Finland Breaks the Ice on LNG

Posted to Propulsion (by Eric Haun ) on May 9, 2016

Due for delivery in Q2 2016, Finland’s new icebreaker Polaris is the world’s first to feature dual fuel liquified natural gas (LNG) and diesel propulsion, earning the icebreaking vessel designations as the Finland’s most powerful and the world’s…