MN 100: Schottel GmbH
Mainzer Straße 99, 56322 Spay
Telephone: 49 2628 610
CEO Scottel GmbH: Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Jensen
Number of Employees: 1,950 +
The Schottel Group, with its headquarters in Spay/Rhine, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications. Founded by Josef Becker in 1921, the company develops and manufactures azimuth propulsion and maneuvering systems, complete propulsion systems with power ratings of up to 30 MW and steering systems for vessels of all sizes and types.
Schottel has a widespread global presence, with approximately 100 sales and service locations worldwide. The company designs and manufactures an extensive assortment of products for a wide range of vessels, from tugs, cargo ships and passenger ferries, to jackup rigs, military craft and yachts.
(As published in the August 2014 edition of Marine News - http://magazines.marinelink.com/Magazines/MaritimeNews)