Voith Turbo Schneider Propulsion

Voith Marine is established in the maritime industry since the early 1920s with its unique Voith Schneider Propeller (VSP). Today, particularly specialized offshore vessels and tugs benefit from the VSP through precise maneuvering, even under adverse conditions. In recent years, Voith inspired the industry with innovative developments as  the Voith Inline Thruster (VIT) as well as the Voith Linear Jet (VLJ). Therefore, the company also took the technological lead in the fields of transverse thrusters and propulsion systems for fast vessels. The Marine Division is part of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG.

Voith Turbo, a Group Division of Voith GmbH, is a specialist for intelligent drive solutions and systems. Customers from highly diverse industries such as oil and gas, energy, mining and mechanical engineering, ship technology, rail and commercial vehicles rely on advanced technologies from Voith Turbo.

Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs more than 39 000 people, generates €5.3 billion in sales, operates in over 50 countries around the world and is today one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.


“We are confident that our participation in the GeMaX export initiative will result in strengthening of the German supplier industry, and that we can further enhance our technological leadership in the field of azimuthing vessel propulsion systems, noise and vibration-optimized thrusters, and propulsion systems for fast vessels. To us GeMaX is an innovative platform offering the chance to tap into new markets and intensify our activities in existing ones.“

Norbert Münch
Vice President Sales & Engineering
Voith Turbo Schneider Propulsion GmbH Co. KG

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