Azimuthing underwater mountable thrusters

A robust, heavy-duty L-drive azimuth thruster specifically designed for extended and reliable operation on offshore rigs and drillships.

Underwater Mountable ThrusterThe range is capable of underwater mounting and demounting without the need to drydock using a specially developed lifting technique, and a unique sealing and locking device.

Compact construction affords advantages for mounting at the shipyard and during maintenance.

Fixed and controllable pitch propeller options are available with closed loop hydraulic steering. The model suffix denotes the mounting system.


  • Available with fixed or controllable pitch propellers
  • Proven robust design for long periods of continuous operation
  • Compact for easier installation and maintenance
  • Three mounting options

Mounting options

USE type: for dry installation – This type can be directly mounted to the hull or placed in a container of the retrievable or retractable type.

USL type: for top wet mounting – A compact design with bottom well and foundation for the vertical drive motor.

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