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ADS van STIGT supplies five Fluvia ships

Gorinchem, 18th of June 2020 – During the past year and a half, ADS van STIGT had the honour to supply reversing gears and control systems for five new ships ordered for the Fluvia tanker fleet.Fluvia is specialized in in the safe and reliable transport of liquid bulk goods over the Northwest European inland waterways.“The ADS van Stigt equipment is installed on the Piz La Margna, Piz Linard, Piz Turba, Piz Ventoux and Piz Dolf respectively.Engine

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Georgina of Ladram sea trial started

With her maiden fishing trip on the thirtieth of June, the beam trawler Georgina of Ladram started her working career for her owners Waterdance Ltd.The UK flagged vessel will operate from Brixham, and will primarily be fishing on Sole, Plaice and Squid.Van Stigt’s Cor Kardienaal recalls: “in July 2018 we received an order from Machinefabriek LUYT for a reversing gear. This reversing gear was intended for a brand-new 35 metre long beam

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A Hybrid tanker, the best of both worlds

In close cooperation with Roald Verstraeten, the co-owner of mts Odyssee, ADS van Stigt developed a suitable PTO/PTI propulsion system for the Odyssee.The mts Odyssee is employed in the so called estuary navigation, where suitably adapted inland navigation vessels are allowed on the North sea along the Belgian coast using the route between the Belgian ports of Oostende, Zeebrugge and the Westerschelde estuary.The selected Masson W5200 reversing gear

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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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