The RENK Rheine plant produces marine gear units for merchant and supply vessels, liquid gas tankers and ferries, as well as gear systems for turbine, pump and compressor applications. They also produce gear units for the 5-MW offshore wind energy market, Propeller Shaft Clutch (PSC) in addition to a wide range of couplings. They offer worldwide service on all of their products. Some Norwegian owners that use RENK gears include Color Line, Fjord Line, Fred. Olsen, Odfjell, Rederiet Stenersen, Rieber Shipping, Siem Offshore, Viking Supply Ships, Norwegian Gas Carriers and Jo Tankers, as well as all the LNG ship owners such as Höegh LNG, BW Gas, Knutsen OAS Shipping, AWILCO and Golar. In addition, Maersk exclusively use RENK gears in their vessels.
The RENK Hannover plant specializes in the production of slide bearings and couplings. For the last 10 years they have been the worldwide market leader when it comes to slide bearings. They also produce custom-made bearings for a multitude of applications. They produce Thrust Bearings, Shaft Line Bearings and E-type bearings typically used in, but not limited to, electric motors and generators. ABB and Siemens more or less exclusively use RENK bearings in their generators and electric motors. RENK also manufacture a propeller shaft-disconnecting device named the KAZ, as well as elastic and specialty couplings for all areas of industry.
DPR offers independent inspections with comprehensive reports for owners, managers and insurance organizations. Their repair specialists include experienced staff with more than 25 years of experience.
⦁ DPR has two mobile teams for worldwide propeller repair
⦁ With their mobile balancing equipment, they are able to carry out balancing of fixed pitch propellers and blades in locations within driving distance of the Netherlands.
⦁ DPR can carry out emergency repairs and will repair damages caused by Cavitation, Cracking, Bending and Breaking. Their services include propeller Balancing, Straightening, Polishing, Blade Tip Replacements, Blade Modifications, as well as Blue Fitting of Propellers and Rudder Stocks. They can also offer new propellers and blades on request.
⦁ In their workshop, they can perform repairs up to a maximum weight of 80 tons.
GEPS Techno is a French engineering company which has developed stabilisation systems for vessels and marine platforms since 2011. They also develop and design innovative solutions to harvest marine energy, for offshore energy autonomy and for floating structures and ships.
By being attentive to the environment and taking the opposite of usual technologies, they are developing solutions for tomorrow.
Orcan Energy AG is a leading European CleanTech company that develops, manufactures and sells efficient energy solutions for the conversion of waste heat into electricity based on Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology. Orcan Energy was founded in 2008 by Dr. Andreas Sichert, Dr. Andreas Schuster und Richard Aumann, with the aim of providing companies from a variety of industry sectors a simple, cost-saving and efficient energy solution that unlocks the enormous potential of unused industrial waste heat sources. So far, Orcan Energy AG has sold more than 200 modules globally, making it the largest provider in the low-temperature sector universally. Orcan Energy customers benefit from clean electricity at the lowest cost of energy worldwide. Given the enormous global waste heat potential, the company sees itself as an indispensable player in the energy world of tomorrow.
Orcan Energy has established a joint venture with VPower Group International Holdings LTD, China's leading Integrated Power Generation Company, and the financially strong CITIC Pacific Ltd to develop new markets in Asia. Orcan Energy AG employs 60 people and is headquartered in Munich.
Worldwide underwater repairs
When Hydrex send a team to an operation, any operation, they have one goal in
mind: to get the job done in the shortest possible time and to the highest
standards. This has been their policy since Hydrex was founded in 1974. They have a fast response with state of the art equipment. They do Bow thruster operations, Propeller operations, Stern tube seal repairs, Hull repairs, Underwater rudder repairs, R&D, custom solutions etc. High quality in-water ship repair and fuel saving services.
Hydrex underwater maintenance services
Inspections, installation of anodes, replacement of transducers, blanking, Propeller buffing etc.
Subsea Industries produces coating and cleaning systems that keep the underwater part of your vessels in the best possible condition.
Subsea Industries, a Hydrex company, has developed the ultimate rudder protection coating, Ecoshield, for permanent protection against cavitation damage for rudders.
The glassflake reinforced coating protects the rudder for the service life of the ship without need for recoating or major repair and comes with a ten-year guarantee.
Ecoshield is also suitable for bulbous bow, stabilizer fins, thruster nozzles and other underwater ship gear which needs special protection from corrosion.
Ecospeed is a system for ship hull protection and fouling control which results in the smoothest hull for the longest time and therefore the highest fuel economy for the service life of ships.
Ecofix is a corrosion repair for running gear.
Ecolock is long-lasting protection for offshore units.
Ecolast UV resistant corrosion protection.
You can read more about the above products in the Products section.