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MTS Matthinge has successfully concluded her trial voyage

This 135 metres long motor tanker was built on the basis of the Moneymaker 3.0 design by RensenDriessen. ADS van STIGT was selected to supply two Masson W4400 reversing gears.The reversing gears are mounted behind the CAT C32 propulsion engines, and have a 5,077:1 reduction ratio. The maximum permissible power is 972 kW @1800 rpm.Both reversing gears have PTO’s, fitted with hydraulic pumps for the steering gear. Also a towing lubrication pump

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Takeover of Verhoef EMC

Great news! Our parent company the Stokvis Group has acquired Verhoef EMC. This Sliedrecht based electrotechnical company was formerly part of PON subsidiary the Bakker Group (a.o. Bakker Sliedrecht). Verhoef EMC will be partially managed by ADS van STIGT but will operate independently.Managing director Dave Plug of ADS van STIGT explains the reason for the takeover. “at this moment we see the interest in hybrid an fully electric propulsion

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Contract signing Vink diesel for mts Nesselande

This week our colleague Fred Duel together with Sander Langenberg, Director of Vink Diesel, has signed a contract for the supply of a Masson MM W2800Y (previously RSY 281) reversing gear. It concerns a special twin-input single output version for the MTS Nesselande.Vink Diesel will take care of the installation, which is planned for the end of this year. The MTS Nesselande measures 86 x 9 metres, and has a 1400 tonne load capacity.Two DAF MX13 Euro

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The largest aluminium sailing yacht ever built

Isn’t she lovely! the largest aluminium sailing yacht ever built, the Sea Eagle II. A three-masted schooner stretching a full 81 metres. Built by the Royal Huisman Yard and designed by Dykstra Naval Architects in cooperation with Mark Whiteley DesignPon Power placed an order with us for a ZF 3350 selectable gearbox with a reduction of 5:1, and a Katsa extender gearbox with 3 PTO’s.Thanks to the Katsa PTO gearbox it is possible to realise

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Successful sea trial of the MTS Valentiono

In the last few weeks the successful sea trial of the MTS Valentiono has taken place. Based on a RensenDriesen Shipbuilding design, this is the first example of the Moneymaker 2.0 type. The fitting out of the vessel was done by De Gerlien van Tiem.The motor tanker is owned by brothers Peter and Jorico van de Oever (VDO Maritiem). The vessel will predominantly carry minerals for Unibarge Rotterdam. For this vessel, that measures 125 x 11,45 metres,

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