New Innovative Gate Rudder System To Reduce Operational Costs!

Evaluations of the innovative gate rudder assembly have shown improvements in both efficiency and manoeuvrability. Copyright: Yamanaka shipbuilding
  • Gate rudder technology lowers fuel consumption and reduces emissions
  • Better manoeuvrability & course stability in both calm and rough seas
  • An innovative design that reduces noise and vibrations

In a major development, the technology group Wärtsilä with the consent of all joint Japanese patent holders developing gate rudder technology has announced the signing of a Licence and Co-operation Agreement with Kuribayashi Steamship Co for future development, sales and servicing of the gate rudders.


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