Kort Propulsion signs a contract with Shipbuilding Asia UK

Kort Propulsion announces signing of contract with Shipbuilding Asia UK

Kort Propulsion has announced the signing of a new contract with Shipbuilding Asia UK at Seawork.

The contract is to deliver a full set of Propulsion equipment, including Sterngear, Propeller, Kort Tunnel Thrusters for a 19 metre Trawler Fishing Crabber. The vessel is scheduled to go into production within two months and will be finished within ten months.

Kort Propulsion are also proud to announce a contract signing with two of the most important shipyards in Romania: ATG Shipyard, located in Giurgiu, in the southern part of the country and Navrom Shipyard, established in 1890 in Galati. With direct access to the Danube river, ATG Shipyard has a steel manufacturing capacity of approximately 10,000 tons of steel per year. The new 32m “Semnal” multipurpose boat will be fitted with Doosan engines supplied by Watermota Romania and Kort Sterngear, Propellers and Nozzles. A KT200 Tunnel Thruster will also be supplied.  Weka will supply Boxcoolers for the new vessel that will be finished in the first quarter of 2019.

Port of CNFR Navrom SA group, Navrom Shipyard has selected Kort Propulsion for a 500TDW Coastal Tanker project being built in Galati.  For their propulsion and handling C.N.F.R. Navrom S.A. has got pushboats ranging between 800-3500 HP and 400-550 HP tugboats.  Kort will supply the Sterngear, Propellers and Steering for this tanker project which is already in production.

Kort Propulsion was established in 1935 and is in its 83rd year. Over the past 10 years the company has built up a good reputation with Romanian Shipyards and developed an exclusive partnership with Watermota Romania and Diesel House.

David Parsons, from Kort Propulsion said, “We were delighted that Thomas Seelen MD of Shipbuilding Asia UK could fly in from Vietnam specifically to sign the contract at Seawork.”

Kort Propulsion’s stand is PO41, PO79

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