Marine propulsion

HYDRO-ARMOR

Design and manufacturing in Brittany of marine propulsion equipment for the long term.

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Applications and markets

  • Fishing
  • River
  • Maritime
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Marine propulsion

  • Retractable thrusters
  • Tiltable thrusters
  • Pods
  • Bow thrusters
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Systems and solutions

  • Control and automation
  • Power-packs
  • Marine cranes
  • System for amphibious vessels

MARKETS AND APPLICATIONS IN MARINE PROPULSION

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Fishing

Hydro-Armor thrusters are highly valued in the field of fishing and in particular for oyster and shellfish vessels, thanks to their adjustable draught.

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River

Multiple applications benefit from Hydro-Armor propulsion: passenger and freight transport, ferryboats, ferries, dredgers and service boats, towboats, etc…

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Maritime

Hydro-Armor propulsion is perfectly suited for inshore vessels: passenger boats, inter-island transport barges, off-shore and wind farm support, etc…

“Hydro-Armor. For the long term.”

Baars
Bundesverband der Deutschen Binnenschifffahrt
Chantier Naval de l'Océan Indien
Compagnie Française du Thon Océanique
Damen
Delavergne
Fugro
Glehen
Holland Shipyards
Merré
Murueta Astilleros
Perenco
Peschaud
Phares et Balises
Piriou
Sarens
STX
Van Oord
Vinci
Voies Navigables de France
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YOUR PARTNER FOR THE LONG TERM

Hydro-Armor is an innovative family company that designs, develops, produces and markets hydromechanical engines for maritime applications: marine propulsion and complementary equipment.

Simplicity, robustness, reliability and effectiveness… These are our reference values for our products and our personnel.

MARINE PROPULSION: INTEGRATED DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING

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An adapted production tool

  • Integrate design office
  • Specialised Boilermaking
  • Integrated machining capacity
  • Set of CNC machine tools
  • High-performance assembly workshop
  • Test bench
  • Adapted After-Sales Service
  • Stock of spare parts available
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A mature and functional design

  • Over 50 years of experience.
  • Construction principles: reliability, solidity, simplicity.
  • Simple and reduced maintenance.
  • Use of standard components for individual solutions.
  • Excellent hydrodynamic efficiency with a personalised bulk without reducer with a highly effective bulb/propeller ratio.
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Reliable quality products

  • The components used are of high quality, from renowned manufacturers. ¹
  • Personnel who are responsible and motivated, who are proud of work well done.
  • Bureau Veritas type approval for the entire range.
  • Long partnership with reliable and highly professional manufacturers.
  • All products are tested with a full load.

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Caterpillar
Danfoss
Eaton
Hawe
Hydac
Hydequip
Linde
Scania
Volvo
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Sensitive to environmental protection

  • Use of biodegradable hydraulic oils.
  • Noise: performance in line with European standards and approved by the certification bodies.
  • Use of the engine at the optimum torque speed in order to reduce pollution.
  • Multi-function hydraulic unit for hoists, lifting equipment, pumps, cylinders, etc.
  • Hybrid solutions that can be adapted easily during completion.
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Control of difficult environments

  • Products that are well suited for operations in shallow water.
  • Insensitive to impacts on the propellers and damage thanks to a “hydraulic fuse” and to the hydraulic torque limiter.
  • Raising to adapt to the draught.
  • Tilting for easy propeller maintenance.
  • Maximum engine torque at all speeds and regardless of the vessel load (optimised efficiency over the entire engine range).
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Excellent value for money

  • Hydro-Armor: the right product at the right price.
  • The hydrostatic solution is widely used in many industries (lifting, farming, work vehicles, etc.).
  • The hydraulic components, manufactured in large series, are available at reasonable prices.
  • The company’s structure is traditionally Lean.
  • The reputation of the company and of its products forms its best marketing.

MARINE PROPULSION NEWS

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