Propulsion service and thruster spare parts

RM Propulsion is a Propulsion service company for seagoing vessels. Our main focus is helping our customers with their thruster overhaul, troubleshooting, and repairs at dry dock, workshop, or afloat. Our Propulsion engineers are able to overhaul and repair all well-known brand thrusters. Also, we can provide you with a quote for thruster spare parts. On our website, you can find more information about our various kinds of Propulsion services and thruster spare parts.

Propulsion services bow thruster

Thruster Propulsion services

  • Troubleshooting
  • Worldwide,
  • Efficient,
  • 24/7,
  • Motivated,
  • Fast,
  • Transparent,
  • Realistic.
Stern thruster

Bow, Stern & Azimuth thrusters

Service available for:

  • Rolls-Royce®,
  • Kongsberg®,
  • Kamewa®,
  • Kawasaki®,
  • Suzuki®,
  • Nakashima®,
  • Brunvoll®,
  • Wärtsilä®/ Lips® and more…
Shaftline propulsion

Shaftline Propulsion

Service available for:

  • Kamewa®,
  • Rolls-Royce®,
  • Kongsberg®,
  • Ulstein®,
  • Wärtsilä®/ Lips® and more…

Thruster propulsion services

Bow, Stern & Azimuth Thrusters service.

Our propulsion engineers are specialists in, propulsion service, complete general overhauls, maintenance, or troubleshooting.

Propulsion service at dry dock, workshop, or afloat. Bow, azimuth, or stern thrusters, doesn’t matter which brand or type. Whatever needs to be repaired or overhauled on your thrusters, our propulsion engineers will take care of it.

We give high priority to providing our customers with the best service there is. Our propulsion engineers are selected for their excellent skills, experience, and competencies. Quality and efficiency are guaranteed because our propulsion engineers are all high-level trained for the best service and maintenance. We provide 24/7 propulsion services all over the world.


Our Propulsion services include:

  • Complete general thruster overhaul every 5/10 years,
  • Pre-docking inspections,
  • Check of maintenance & operating history,
  • Advice about necessary propulsion spare parts,
  • Warranty on our propulsion services for a period of 6 months.


Propulsion services for systems such as:

  • Rolls-Royce®
  • Kongsberg®
  • Ulstein®
  • Kamewa®
  • Aquamaster®
  • Schottel®
  • Jastram®
  • Nakashima®
  • Kawasaki®
  • Ulstein®
  • Kamewa®
  • Liaan®
  • MAN®
  • Berg®
  • Wärtsilä®
  • Lips®

10-year RM Propulsion

Bow, Stern & Azimuth Thruster service

Bow thruster & Stern thruster propulsion service 


  • Backlash and tooth pattern verification,
  • Trust bearing clearance verification om pinion and propeller shaft,
  • Propeller blades seals exchange,
  • Propeller shaft seals exchange,
  • Functional test.

General thruster overhaul:

  • Current state check,
  • Thruster disassembling,
  • Thruster parts check, measure parts,
  • Machining,
  • Assembling,
  • Backlash and pattern adjustments,
  • Pressure test. 


Azimuth thruster propulsion service

Inspection at water:

  • Backlash and tooth pattern verification – upper part,
  • Trust bearing clearance verification on the horizontal shaft – upper part.

Inspection in the dry dock:

  • Backlash and tooth pattern verification – upper/lower part,
  • Propeller blades seals exchange,
  • Propeller shaft seals exchange,
  • Support bearing clearance verification on steering tube,
  • Pressure test on intermediate section.

General thruster overhaul:

  • Azimuth thruster removal from the vessel,
  • Disassembly,
  • Parts verification,
  • Machining,
  • Backlash and pattern adjustments,
  • Azimuth thruster installation on board,
  • Pressure test.

All our services come with a detailed service report.

Bow thruster


We can provide the following Marine Propulsion services:


CPP/ FPP service:

  • Dismantling and assembling of the propeller,
  • Controllable pitch propeller (CPP) hubs inspection and maintenance,
  • Crank discs, sliding and piston rod dismantling, inspection, measurements and reconditioning,
  • Technical advice and support.


Tail shaft line:

  • Withdraw of the propeller shaft,
  • Aft and forward propeller shaft seal exchange,
  • OD-Box overhaul,
  • SKF Coupling disconnecting and assembling.

RM Propulsion B.V.

Neutronweg 45
1627LG, Hoorn
The Netherlands

Contact Us

+31 (0)85 070 6610

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