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Travel restrictions

RM Propulsion provides a worldwide overhaul service and plays a small role in a 50.000 merchant ship maritime industry. Because our job is highly specialized, we have to fly engineers from one place to another on a frequent base and has become a bit of a problem when...

Net cutters

We advise our customers to order net cutters with their stern tube sealing rings. Unfortunately, they do not always prevent lines or nets entering the AFT seal housing, but at least they make it more difficult. A regular oil lubricated stern tube seal system will have...

Superintendents at home

This is to all the superintendents and others that are stuck at home. We hear of technical superintendents working remotely from home. Organizing dry docking operations from behind their computers, with conference calls, daily briefings through email, video...

Sharing some positivity

Our service engineer just completed 3 service jobs and is about to start another job in Turkey (Istanbul area). He sent us these beautiful pictures he just couldn’t resist on capturing. Do you have a beautiful picture of a vessel in dock, on the sea or just the...

Working from home

We keep your interest first and we keep on going When the government in The Netherlands asked companies to work from home as much as possible, we were prepared and ready. Our office infrastructure is designed to be location independent. So, without a glitch our office...

A vessel in drydock

Always impressive, a vessel in dry dock! Even after many years and servicing many vessels in dry docks all around the world. I’m still impressed with the sight of a vessel in dry dock. Doesn’t matter how big or small the vessel is. Actually, I even thought...

(ILO) Safety first!

We make sure that our service engineers are familiar with, and follow the ILO code of practice of Safety and health in shipbuilding and ship repair. The use of proper PPE for their job is part of this code. Under normal conditions the engineers are not required to...

COVID-19 update

Update: COVID-19. We are still able to provide you with the stern tube seals you might need. Our manufacturer in Italy is still up and running and our stock in Italy and China is still available. If you are in need of stern tube seals, please call or email us to...