Hollming Opens Louisiana Office For Marketing Aquamaster Product Line

—Literature Available Hollming, Ltd., the Finnish shipbuilding and engineering group, has opened offices in Louisiana. The objective is to promote and conduct marketing of the Aquamaster Azimuth propulsion units and support sales and service activities in the U.S. and Canada. The office is managed by Teuvo Ronkainen.

The aquamaster product line consists of azimuth propulsion units (Zdrives) from 150 hp to 4,000 hp.

The Aquamaster propulsion system includes Aquapilot steering control permitting flexible control arrangement with several steering places. Also, Micropilot, so-called "joy stick" control, is available integrating all the thrust elements of a control vessel to the single steering lever. Both Aquapilot and Micropilot are based on microprocessor technology.

Aquamaster units are in operation under arctic and tropical conditions and almost 800 Aquamaster propulsion units have been delivered worldwide for vessels ranging from tugs, barges, offshore vessels, coastal cargoships, ferries, a 1,600- ton lifting capacity crane vessel and a drill ship with interfacing for dynamic positioning.

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