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Azimuth Thruster with Pull Open Propellers

Built for heavy duty operations, designed with focus on hydrodynamic- and total energy efficiency with low drag, good manoeuvrability and course stability

Units for various installation configurations

  • All Brunvoll Propulsion Azimuth Thrusters are available with L- and Z-drive configurations.
  • Weld-in fixed mounted.
  • Well mounted bolt-in arrangements that allows the complete Thruster to be lifted out/into the ship as one piece without dry docking.
  • Great flexibility in stem lengths/propeller arm lengths.
  • Optimized Gear housing design
  • Minimum drag
  • High rudder efficiency
  • Maximum propulsion efficiency

Subsea Unit designed for heavy duty operations and low life cycle cost

  • Robust design and attention to details make for trouble-free performance
  • Brunvoll focuses on excellent technical solutions to ensure that our thruster units can handle all the challenges of the marine environment
  • Replaceable propeller blade bearing liners
  • Various propeller blade materials and designs available
  • Controllable  pitch propeller and fixed pitch propeller versions available

Advanced multiple sealing system

  • An advanced multiple sealing system is used for the propeller shaft to provide an ideal environment for the working parts
  • Non-polluting sealing solutions available for use of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EAL). Limited amounts of EAL required
  • The design complies with US EPA Vessel General Permit (VGP)


PU 74 1 900 - 2 200 750 - 1 350
PU 93 2 400 - 2 750 1 000 - 1 650
PU 115 2 900 - 3 300 2 000 - 3 200

Full Feathering Propeller

Full Feathering is an option on standard CP-propeller systems. On a feathering propeller the blade angle can be adjusted to be in line with the water flow.

Complete system deliveries

One source - one responsibility

For optimal performance Brunvoll takes responsibility for delivering complete systems and for providing support throughout the lifetime; from design, production, installation and commissioning, through daily operation.

Ask us for a complete thruster system including:

  • Electric drive motor, asynchronous or Permanent Magnet type
  • Starter or VFD for the motor
  • BruCon Control, Alarm and Monitoring system
  • BruCon Joystick and DP

Compile your vessel from Brunvoll's  product range

The wide product range of Brunvoll gives a unique configuration flexibility of integrated propulsion, manoeuvring and automation systems, see Propulsion Systems.

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Bernt Rune Riksfjord

Bernt Rune Riksfjord

Sales Manager, Brunvoll AS

+47 911 26 221

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