Thrustmaster of Texas, manufacture a complete line of Thrusters including: Azimuth, Tunnel, Stern Drives, Retractable, Portable or Fixed DP systems, Under water removable system for Oil Platforms, mechanical Hydrostatic systems from 75KW to 9000kw.
Surface Drive Systems (France Helices) offers for Aluminum and Fiberglas hulls the speed and the shallow draft capabilities. Excess of 50 knots are achieve on Hull as large as 80 feet. Patrol boats, Speed boats, Luxury Fast Boats.
Wide range of application for all type of boats and vessels
We support, Owners, designers and engineers in the selection of the propulsion.
Ranging from 75 kW to 8 MW
Underwater removal option
4 options for marine propulsion
Containerize propulsion (can be move quickly from one asset to another.
Install anywhere on marine barge or vessel
360 degree rotation
Tilting from 60 deg to 180 deg.
Controls on unit or in Bridge
Radio Control units also available
Marine Propulsion SDS, Surface Drive System
FRANCE HELICES provides you its experience and its knowledge since 1977.
Our SDS are fitted with propeller made by France Helices.
Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has signed an agreement to sell the product Dynamic Positioning (DP) to the US based company Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc.
The agreement means that Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. now takes over the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) required to produce and sell the DP product. Rolls-Royce will also pass on necessary documentation and knowledge of the DP product. The agreement does not involve transfer of personnel.
Joe Bekker, President of Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc., based in Houston, stated that the company was “excited to now have direct access to this technology” and noted how it complimented the existing Thrustmaster product line. Mr. Bekker thanked Rolls Royce for this valuable opportunity and looks forward to working with their personnel on the successful IPR transfer.