ZF Friedrichshafen AG

The Business Unit “Marine Propulsion Systems” is a leader in the marine market. Coordinated through its headquarters at the location ZF Padova, Italy, ZF Marine is worldwide present with approximately 1,000 employees and sales of 255 million Euro in 2014.

ZF Marine supplies propulsion systems and components for all types of vessels – motor yachts, defense craft, high-speed ferries, workboats and commercial vessels, in a power range from 10 to 14,000 kW – to customers including major shipyards and engine manufacturers worldwide.

The product portfolio includes a comprehensive range of transmissions (reversing, non-reversing and hybrid), propellers, steering systems and CANbus-compatible, electronic control systems, azimuth thrusters, tunnel thrusters and sail drives.


“ZF Friedrichshafen AG is celebrating 100 years of experience in propulsion technology. As a leading manufacturer of marine propulsion systems worldwide and an integrated business unit of the ZF Friedrichshafen AG, ZF Marine is continuously developping its product portfolio and provides a worldwide sales & service network. As member of GeMax we are able to offer our portfolio also through this innovative platform to our existing and potential clients.”

André Körner
Head of the Product Line
Commercial & Fast Craft
ZF Marine Propulsion Systems

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