ZF Technology for Marine Propulsion Systems

ZF Marine Propulsion Systems is the global market leader for the design and development of complete drive systems for all ship models.

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ZF Marine Propulsion Technology

ZF is recognized as an outstanding and reliable partner for marine propulsion components and complete systems for all types of vessels. Know-how, high flexibility and creativity create the prerequisite for finding the appropriate technical solution for every application. For applications and projects with small unit numbers ZF also develops tailor-made products that cannot be served from a large-scale production.
The product portfolio is subject to continuous development and adjustment to market requirements. Complying with safety standards, reliability, environmental compatibility, economic operation and customer comfort is first priority.


Digital Solutions

As a continuous innovator, ZF is preparing for the next generation of propulsion and safety systems with intelligent connectivity solutions that will further improve productivity and efficiency for different segments and markets. ZF accepts this challenge and combines mechanics, electronics and digital technologies for marine propulsion systems.

Hybrid Technology

In light of the ever stricter regulations at sea and at ports, the future of shipping belongs to clean and sustainable drives.


Commercial and Fast Craft

ZF Marine Propulsion Systems provides a comprehensive range of of transmissions, propellers, azimuth and transverse thrusters, sail drives, as well as control systems for all types of vessels.

Pleasure Craft and Yachts

ZF Marine Propulsion Systems offers transmissions, control systems and propellers for pleasure craft and yachts.

Product Highlights

ToughGear Series

The ToughGear series represents a selected group of transmissions, designed and built for the most rigorous duty cycles.

Thruster Systems

ZF offers thruster systems for commercial and fast craft as well as pleasure craft and yachts in virtually any configuration.

Product Configurator

Here you can find technical information to help you define the product best suited to your application.