New Kongsberg underwater thruster boosts vessel efficiency

The image shows four UUC 355 PM thrusters

Source: Kongsberg Maritime

Kongsberg Maritime has introduced the UUC PM 355, a new underwater mountable azimuth thruster with a 3.7-metre propeller and 4.2-megawatt power output, enhancing vessel efficiency and responsiveness.

Designed for a variety of vessels, including drill ships, windfarm vessels and production vessels, the UUC PM 355 features a permanent magnet (PM) motor that delivers 81 tonnes of bollard pull.

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