Thrustmaster Corporate Brochure
Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. manufactures heavy duty commercial marine propulsion and thrusters.
The factory and production of all thrusters is based out of Houston, Texas with a global network of
sales offices in Rotterdam, Singapore, China, Dubai, and Brazil. A service office is located in Houma,
Louisiana to assist offshore clients.
All thrusters are developed in-house by a complete engineering department for mechanical, hydraulic,
electrical and electronic design. Tooling includes machining and measuring equipment, CAD, vessel resistance and propulsion, 3D modeling and ANSYS Finite
Element Analysis. The application of modal analysis, stress and strain analysis as well as rotor
dynamic analysis of drive trains and transmissions are fundamentals towards the reliability and
quality of Thrustmaster’s products.
Whether you’re looking for propulsion units to self-propel a barge for a construction or maintenance project, or you need self-propelled barges for river or coastal transportation of cargo or you need a bow boat to assist a push boat in maneuvering a flotilla of barges through the river systems, Thrustmaster, “the brown water experts”, have the answers.
This unique heavy lift system is positions over its target lift by 4ea 1000hp (745kW) Thrustmaster hydraulic Retractable Thrusters embeded into the hull and controlled from the pilothouse using an interconnected DP system with joystick controls for DP2 with ABS certification. The lifting framework is mounted on two barges, each with two Thrustmaster TH1000RN retractable thrusters mounted below deck with the self contained HPU’s being mounted on elevated platforms above the main deck.