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1. (WO2018001457) PROPULSION AND STEERING ARRANGEMENT OF A VESSEL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/001457    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/064972
Publication Date: Fri Jan 05 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jun 29 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B63H 25/42
B63H 5/14
Applicants: ABB SCHWEIZ AG
Inventors: SÄKKINEN, Petri
Title: PROPULSION AND STEERING ARRANGEMENT OF A VESSEL
Abstract:
The arrangement comprises a rotatable propeller shaft (25) provided with a propeller (30), an stationary annular nozzle (40) surrounding an outer perimeter of the propeller (30), a stationary support shaft (50) extending downstream from an outer end of the propeller shaft (25), a stationary support structure (60) downstream of the propeller (30) comprising one or more vanes (61) extending between the support shaft (50) and the nozzle (40), a stationary rudder part (70) downstream of the nozzle (40) extending between a hull (11) of the vessel (10) and the support shaft (50), and a rotatable rudder part (80) downstream of the stationary rudder part (70).