Offshore Oil and Gas

Maximum power and safety for offshore platforms:

Typically, six or eight of these pivotable jet propellers (also called thrusters) with outputs of up to 8 000 kW, are used for the dynamic positioning of drilling platforms, which allows the extraction of raw materials even in water depths of over 3 000 meters.

In order to position drilling vessels and semi-submersible platforms in offshore operations safely against currents, wind and wave forces, Voith Turbo Marine has revived a project from the 1970s and worked on the further development of the Voith Radial Propeller.


Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG
Alexanderstraße 2
89522 Heidenheim, Germany

Postfach 2011
89510 Heidenheim, Germany

Tel. +49 7321 37-4099
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Platform Assist Vessel for the Gulf of Mexico

Platform Assist Vessel for the Gulf of Mexico

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