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Hybrid patrol vessels for Kooiman Shipyard

The Kooiman yard has two aluminium hybrid patrol vessels under construction. The vessels possess a clever Hull Vane shape, that reduces the wake building. Also the are fitted with a parallel-hybrid propulsion system, where two separate motors can drive a single propeller shaft. In this case an electric motor and a diesel engine. This combination reduces the fuel consumption and the resulting CO2 emissions,  in all senses, a “green”

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Work continues

Gorinchem, 15 April 2020 -In spite of the enormous impact of the Corona virus, we continue to work in our workshop and at customer locations. For instance, new Masson MM W4400 gearboxes for a range of customers filled our assembly shop today. Moreover, we continue to overhaul, among others, a ZF W4610, a ZF 500-1 A and an MM W16500.At the beginning of last week, a large consignment of Masson gearboxes was ready to be shipped. We had assembled these

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Update: three suppliers’ factories closed due to the COVID-1

Gorinchem, 27 March 2020 -Yesterday, we received the news that three of our suppliers’ factories are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. We want to keep you informed of the situation.The factories concerned are:The ZF factory in Italy that supplies gearboxesThe Bonfigioli factory in Italy that supplies planetary gearboxesThe Masson factory in France that supplies gearboxesWe still have products in stock

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Largest delivery of Katsa gearboxes ever

Gorinchem, 25 March 2020 -ADS van STIGT received a fantastic order from ZF Marine Krimpen for the delivery of no less than 32 Katsa clutchable gearboxes destined for the ferries of a customer in Bangladesh.The ferries are used to transport people and vehicles, etc. over the rivers in Bangladesh. This type of roll-on-roll-off vessel, abbreviated to RoRo, is a type of vessel with a ramp at the stern. This makes it possible to load a wide range of wheeled

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ZF and ADS van STIGT expand their maritime partnership

18 maart 2020, Gorinchem -At the Europort Rotterdam exhibition in November last year, ZF and ADS van STIGT reaffirmed -; and expanded – their long-established partnership. ZF is no longer solely supplying transmissions to the Dutch sales agent, but also rudder propellers, tunnel thrusters and steering systems will be added to the product range. This enables shipyards and fleet operators to access robust and high-performance marine technology

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