Thrustmaster Closes OTC with Dutch Barge Company Deal

Posted by Eric Haun
Friday, May 09, 2014
Left to Right: Thrustmaster's Hans Hoek, Jan Terlouw, Dutch Barge Company's Henk Kapitein, and Thrustmaster's President Joe Bekker.

Thrustmaster of Texas, a manufacturer of commercial marine propulsion equipment based out of Houston, closed out this year's OTC by placing ink to paper after signing a contract on the trade show floor with the Dutch Barge Company Thursday to supply a complete thruster package.

The deal concluded at a press conference inside the Reliant Center hosted by Thrustmaster’s president, Joe Bekker, and Dutch Barge Company's Henk Kapitein.

Thrustmaster is staged to supply a complete thruster package to outfit a multi-purpose offshore supply vessel that will be classed by Buereau Veritas for dynamic positioning class two operations.

The vessel will utilize two 1,500 hp thrustmaster azimuth thrusters model TH1500N, two 1,000 hp Thrustmaster Retractable Azimuth Thrusters Model TH1000RN, and one 1000 hp thrustmaster carbon steel tunnel thruster model 66TT1000-CS.

For over 30 years Thrustmaster has been a leading provider of propulsion systems for use in the offshore, marine, inland waterways and military markets.

"We have a great opportunity to continue with our 30 year track record by providing quality commercial thrusters to the offshore and marine industry that is backed up with a global network of support and service - we couldn't think of a better venue to finalize the deal with Dutch Barge Company than at the Offshore Technology Conference," said Thrustmaster's Marketing Manager Johnray Strickland.

2014 has been shaping up to be a busy year for Thrustmaster -  in February the company expanded their product lineup to include water jets after acquiring the technology of DOEN Pacific. DOEN, a leading designer and manufacturer of water jet propulsion systems for the past 48 years, is one of five marine waterjet manufactures in the world building water jets up to 4,000 kW.

thrustmaster.net
 

Maritime Reporter May 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Matson Completes Horizon Lines Acquisition

Matson, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Horizon Lines, Inc. which includes Horizon's Alaska operations and the assumption of all non-Hawaii business liabilities.

Wärtsilä Acquires L-3 MSI

Wärtsilä completes acquisition of L-3 Marine Systems International    Wärtsilä Corporation announced that its acquisition of the Germany based L-3 Marine Systems

BWTS Newcomer Sees Early Success

Norwegian manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems MMC Green Technology reports it has sold more than 70 systems since going commercial with its MMC BWMS two years ago,

Marine Power

New Power Optimization Solution for LNG Carriers

NAPA and DSME launch tailored NAPA-DSME Power Solution for LNG carriers; leading LNG carrier shipyard offers specialized performance monitoring solution   South Korean shipbuilder,

New Ship Continues Atlantic Offshore's Fleet Modernization

Atlantic Offshore Rescue will unveil the third new vessel in the past 12 months as part of its fleet modernization program, representing an investment totaling $458 million.

Iran, Oman Sign Maritime Agreement

Iran's Mehr news agency said that Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi have announced that the two countries have agreed

News

Unicom Selects the Ecochlor BWTS for 10 Tankers

Ecochlor, Inc. announced that Unicom Management Services (Cyprus) Ltd. (Unicom), acting for SCF Group, signed a 10-vessel agreement for the Ecochlor Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) in Limassol,

Wage Row Between Argentine Crushers, Companies Reaches Crunch Point

Pressure grew on Friday for a resolution to wage talks between exporters and striking crushers in Argentina's Rosario grains hub, with another powerful union threatening

Kongsberg Contracted to Support FLNG Conversion

Kongsberg Maritime secures position in the LNG market with electrical and automation contract for Golar Hilli FLNG   Keppel Shipyard in Singapore and Black & Veatch in the U.

Marine Equipment

Unicom Selects the Ecochlor BWTS for 10 Tankers

Ecochlor, Inc. announced that Unicom Management Services (Cyprus) Ltd. (Unicom), acting for SCF Group, signed a 10-vessel agreement for the Ecochlor Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) in Limassol,

Kongsberg Contracted to Support FLNG Conversion

Kongsberg Maritime secures position in the LNG market with electrical and automation contract for Golar Hilli FLNG   Keppel Shipyard in Singapore and Black & Veatch in the U.

Wärtsilä Acquires L-3 MSI

Wärtsilä completes acquisition of L-3 Marine Systems International    Wärtsilä Corporation announced that its acquisition of the Germany based L-3 Marine Systems

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2090 sec (5 req/sec)