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SDSV with Thrustmaster Tunnel Thrusters for DP Operations in Brazilian Offshore Waters

Sistac Victoria, a purpose-built, RINA-classed, DP-2 monohull shallow dive support vessel (SDSV) was recently delivered for service in Brazilian offshore waters. The vessel was designed by Incat Crowther in collaboration with the vessel’s builder, SeaSafe Barcos Manufacturados S.A. in Angra dos Reis, Brazil for Sistac Sistemas De Acesso S.A. The Sistac Victoria’s aft working deck […]

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Thrustmaster’s Z-Drives Making Waves in the US Inland Waterways

By: Johnray Strickland Thrustmaster of Texas, a leading marine propulsion design and manufacturing company based in the U.S., is looking to give a competitive edge to U.S. towboat operators considering a move away from traditional shaft and rudder installations via Thrustmaster’s impressive lineup of American made Z-Drives. Thrustmaster’s Z-Drives, ranging from 500 hp to 8,000 […]