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A Z-drive is a type of marine propulsion unit. [1]

25 relations: Azimuth thruster, Azipod, Barge, Cargo ship, Coastal trading vessel, Cross section (geometry), Drive shaft, Ducted propeller, Ferry, File server, Fishing trawler, L-drive, Marine propulsion, Passenger ship, Platform supply vessel, Propulsor, Rudder, Saildrive, Schottel (company), Screw, Tanker (ship), Transmission (mechanics), Tugboat, Voith Schneider Propeller, Yacht.

Azimuth thruster

An azimuth thruster is a configuration of marine propellers placed in pods that can be rotated to any horizontal angle (azimuth), making a rudder unnecessary.

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Azipod is the registered brand name for ABB Group's range of electric podded azimuth thrusters.

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A barge is a flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.

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Cargo ship

A cargo ship or freighter is any sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another.

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Coastal trading vessel

Coastal trading vessels, also known as coasters, are shallow-hulled ships used for trade between locations on the same island or continent.

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Cross section (geometry)

In geometry and science, a cross section is the intersection of a body in three-dimensional space with a plane, or the analog in higher-dimensional space.

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Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

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Ducted propeller

A ducted propeller, also known as a Kort nozzle, is a propeller fitted with a non-rotating nozzle.

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A ferry (or ferryboat) is a boat or ship (a merchant vessel) used to carry (or ferry) primarily passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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File server

In computing, a file server (or fileserver) is a computer attached to a network that has the primary purpose of providing a location for shared disk access, i.e. shared storage of computer files (such as documents, sound files, photographs, movies, images, databases, etc.) that can be accessed by the workstations that are attached to the same computer network.

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Fishing trawler

A fishing trawler, also known as a dragger, is a commercial fishing vessel designed to operate fishing trawls.

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An L-drive is a type of azimuth thruster in which the pod-mounted propellers are driven mechanically rather than electrically.

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Marine propulsion

Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system used to generate thrust to move a ship or boat across water.

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Passenger ship

A passenger ship is a merchant ship whose primary function is to carry passengers.

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Platform supply vessel

A Platform supply vessel (often abbreviated as PSV) is a ship specially designed to supply offshore oil platforms.

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A propulsor is a mechanical device that gives propulsion.

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A rudder is a primary control surface used to steer a ship, boat, submarine, hovercraft, aircraft, or other conveyance that moves through a fluid medium (generally air or water).

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A saildrive is a transmission system for a boat whose inboard engine has a horizontal output shaft.

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Schottel (company)

Schottel is a manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications.

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A screw, or bolt, is a type of fastener, typically made of metal, and characterized by a helical ridge, known as a male thread (external thread) or just thread, wrapped around a cylinder.

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Tanker (ship)

A tanker (or tank ship or tankship) is a merchant vessel designed to transport liquids or gases in bulk.

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Transmission (mechanics)

A transmission is a machine that consists of a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.

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A tugboat (tug) is a boat that maneuvers vessels by pushing or towing them.

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Voith Schneider Propeller

The Voith Schneider propeller (VSP), also known as a cycloidal drive is a specialized marine propulsion system (MPS).

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A yacht is a recreational boat or ship.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z-drive

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