Sewart is a premier supplier of bow thrusters and Z-Drives from Veth Propulsion, a marine propulsion leader. This renowned Dutch thruster manufacturer is well-known in the dredging and offshore markets, designing and manufacturing some of the most innovative, highest quality marine propulsion equipment for tugboats and other large oceangoing vessels. With 360-degree thrust vectoring and ultra-efficient operation, Veth Propulsion thrusters delivers the highest levels of performance and maneuverability.
Originally developed in the early 1990s, the Veth Z-Drive rudder-propeller offers numerous benefits when compared with more traditional marine propulsion systems. The Z-Drive allows for maximum maneuverability through full 360-degree thrust vectoring, meaning there’s no reverse clutch needed. Also, the Veth Z-Drive offers flexibility in the placement and mounting of engines and helps to reduce engine noise. Overall, its compact design and dynamic maneuvering capabilities make the Z-Drive a top choice of large vessels throughout the world.
From conventional tunnel thrusters to compact jets, steering grids, and many others, Veth Propulsion is a renowned leader in bow thrusters for a broad range of applications. Veth bow thrusters are incredibly versatile, able to be used for steering, emergency propulsion, and even for primary propulsion and navigation in many types of vessels, including passenger and cargo ships, dredging barges, crane ships, and others.
Sewart is proud to be a leading supplier of Veth Propulsion Z-Drives and bow thrusters to our worldwide customer base. We maintain one of the industry’s largest and most diverse in-house selection of Veth equipment, available for immediate shipment to keep customers’ downtime at a minimum. We invite you to contact us today learn more about Sewart and our unmatched selection of Veth marine propulsion equipment.