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"Power Package" EMPIRE Rudder
Conventional Full Spade Rudder with Flap

The “power package”, the EMPIRE-Rudder provides a large pre-balancing and by the rudder flap an extremely high maneuvering characteristic for low and medium speed. Especially vessels with many port operations like feeder vessels or vessels operating in difficult passage ways will show the best in class strength for operation of the vessel. Vessels which have less maneuvering properties by large main dimensions like Multi-Purpose Vessels or ferries will achieve optimal operation in the narrow port spaces even by avoiding tug boats.

MM-Offshore recommend the EMPIRE-Rudder for the following vessel types:
  • Medium Speed vessels
  • Multi-Purpose vessels
  • Module carriers
  • Ro-Pax and ferries
  • Small vessels with high maneuvering properties like AHTS, OSV’s,
  • research vessels

Key Facts:
  • High maneuvering properties
  • Simply installation and disassembly properties
  • Low maintenance and water lubricated bearings and moving parts
  • Operation angle of rudder blade up to 45°
  • Operation angle of flap up to 100°
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