ZF is Propulsion.
ZF Marine Krimpen B.V. is part of the ZF Friedrichshafen AG. The company has a global workforce of 146,000 with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries.
Thruster systems are designed and manufactured in the Global Competence Center for Azimuth Thruster technology in the Netherlands.
ZF Marine is recognized as an outstanding and reliable partner for propulsion components and complete systems for all types of vessels – pleasure craft, commercial, and Naval applications. ZF Marine Krimpen B.V. – the commercial craft thruster manufacturer of the ZF Marine Group – develops, designs and produces tailor-made Thruster and Control Systems. Product reliability is guaranteed by rigorous quality control within our dedicated manufacturing facility.
Excellent products are backed-up by dedicated 24/7 service through the extensive worldwide network of ZF Marine. Predictive maintenance plans, complete overhaul solutions, high availability of spare parts as well as customized training on site, ensure economic operation.
The product line comprises:
Azimuth Thrusters (360° steerable thrusters)
- Well Mounted Thrusters
- Retractable Thrusters
- Deck Mounted Thrusters
- Stern Mounted Thrusters
- Contra Rotation Thrusters
- Shallow Draught Thrusters
- Tunnel Thrusters
The units can be supplied with electric-, diesel- or hydraulic drive systems. The steering controls are advanced and can be interfaced with GPS and Dynamic Positioning systems.