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ZF Marine is a well-known pro- vider of marine propulsion com- ponents and complete systems for all types of commercial and fast craft. The company provides transmissions (reversing, non- reversing and hybrid), propellers, thrusters, steering systems and electronic control systems for a torque out of the hole, superior performance at all rpm comprehensive range of applications with a power range ranges and the lowest costs of ownership with better fuel from 10 to 12,000 kilowatts.
ef? ciency, longer service life and less downtime on the job.
The ZF product range is continuously developed and
Signi? cant projects undertaken or completed in the adjusted to meet market requirements. Earlier this year ZF
Americas during the past 12 months include Gladding launched its ? rst hybrid transmission that can be installed
Hearn-built pilot boats for Virginia Pilots and Maryland in the ship in both V (V drive) and A (down angle) posi-
Pilots, a new ATB built by Greenbrier Gunderson for tions. Thanks to the wide range of transmission ratios and
OSG, a ? reboat built by Metal Craft and Orca Marine space-saving design, the ZF 5200 A/V PTI is suited for catamaran research vessel built by Armstrong Marine. Vol- many different types of marine vessels.
vo Penta is also continuing to deliver sterndrives under an
The company is also preparing for the next generation
IDIQ contract for 46 US Coast Guard CBL RIBs.
of marine propulsion systems with intelligent connectivity
In addition to newbuilds, Volvo Penta’s retro? t business solutions that will further improve productivity and ef? - is strong, especially in the commercial ? sheries of New ciency for different ship models. As part of this effort, ZF
England, Canada, the Gulf Coast and Central America. combines mechanics, electronics and digital technologies
The company also strengthened its customer support with in order to shorten and prevent down time through predic- the appointment of a new Power Center in Mexico.
tive maintenance planning.
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