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Voith Turbo 11700 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77079

Phone: 713-202-3365

Email: technology-221.html

CEO/President: Dr. Hubert Lienhard

Number of Employees: 20,000

Annual Sales: $5B

Combining innovation and experience, Voith sets stan- dards in advanced maritime solutions. Focused on tech- nology that makes dynamic positioning more precise, safer and faster, Voith develops custom-made propulsion systems such as the Voith Schneider Propeller and Voith

Inline Thrusters featuring RIM drive technology.

oith Turbo specializes in the design, manufacture and servicing of high performance driveline equipment. From

Vdrive components to electronic drive systems, technology from Voith Turbo impacts a wide variety of markets and industries including oil mance – a key function for subsea duties. The unique and gas, energy, mining and mechanical engineering, ship

VSP generates stepless thrust in all directions with preci- technology, rail and commercial vehicles. Voith Turbo’s sion and speed. Propulsion and steering are combined advanced technologies are uniquely designed to transmit in one unit, allowing unmatched accuracy for dynamic and control powers under extreme conditions maximiz- positioning. No other propulsion system can match such ing safety and resources for customers around the world. precise performance. VSP-equipped vessels also provide

Incorporated in the United States in 1976, Voith Turbo’s increased operational availability, run more days annu- expertise connects customers to power transmission solu- ally than other vessels with different propulsion, and tions for a number of products – from complete units to improve dynamic positioning performance with the Voith spare parts and material – including: bus transmissions

Roll Stabilization System to increase comfort and safety and light rail transmissions, axle drives, torque convert- onboard. With a power of 1.5 MW, Voith has built one ers, universal joints, hydrostatic pumps, constant speed of the world’s largest RIM DRIVE transverse thrusters, ? uid couplings and variable speed ? uid couplings, and equipping the largest number of vessels in the industry.

Safeset torque limiting couplings. Voith Turbo is a mem-

The Inline Thruster creates a more ef? cient transmission ber of the Voith group of companies, a nearly 150-year- of electric drive power, thanks to the absence of gears and old German business that is one of the largest family- shafts, and creates higher thrust ef? ciency compared to owned companies in Europe. Voith is a global leader for conventional thrusters. Vessels equipped with this tech- innovative technologies across a variety of ? elds and the nology operate with greatly reduced noise and vibration company’s global manufacturing footprint, research and levels. The Voith Linear Jet is a new propulsor combining development efforts impact ? ve essential market areas: the best properties of conventional propellers with the energy, oil and gas, raw materials, transport and automo- best properties of conventional waterjets. This combi- tive.

nation makes the low maintenance propulsor the ideal solution for ships with mixed operating pro? les up to 40 knots. The Linear jet is a fully submerged, custom shaped

Technology Pro? le deceleration/acceleration nozzle with a stator section aft

Vessels ? tted with Voith Schneider Propeller (VSP) of the rotor.

propulsion offer unparalleled dynamic position perfor-

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