Ship Thruster

In Focus – The role of a thruster and its components on-board large seagoing vessels

The role of a thruster and its components on-board large seagoing vessels. Large seagoing vessels are designed for crossing open water quickly and efficiently while carrying their cargo of goods or passengers. In an open water environment, very fine manoeuvrability is not necessarily a high priority in designing and specifying such vessels. When entering or departing port however, particularly in …

Don’t miss out on the great technical content we delivered at London International Shipping Week. Request your free copy of the presentations here.

Unable to make our Technical Talk at London International Shipping Week? We wouldn’t want you to miss out on the great technical content that was delivered, request a FREE copy of the presentation below. How compliant is International shipping? – Oil monitoring and elimination presented by industry experts.  DECKMA Hamburg GmbH – Oil in Water measurement associated with the shipping industry. Presented by Axel A …

AtZ marine engineering expertise used on board the HMS Queen Elizabeth

The HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, the largest built in the UK,  joined us here on the South Coast in August where she berthed for the first time in her home port since completing her sea trials out of Rosyth dockyard in Scotland. AtZ are proud to have supplied our marine engineering expertise to the 280 metre, 65,000-tonne vessel, calibrating …

AtZ expands its expertise – welcoming Clive Wilson

We are delighted to welcome Clive Wilson to the AtZ team as a new Project Engineer, based from our Hamble office in Hampshire. Clive is a Mechanical Engineer by teaching, with a background in Marine and Automotive Engineering covering design, development and sales. He joins us from global marine propulsion giant Wӓrtsilӓ, bringing over 12 years of relevant industry experience …

In focus – Oily Water Separator Technology and current IMO industry legislation

Acronym’s decoded: OWS – Oily Water Separator PPM – Parts Per Million IMO – International Maritime Organisation USCG – US Coast Guard MCA – Maritime and Coastguard Agency OCM – Oil Control Monitor OMS – Oil Monitoring System Recent events have shown that some crews continue to by-pass oily water separators and perform illegal overboard discharge, which has resulted in …