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azipod-propeller
(-en, -e): Azipod - et rorpropellersystem, der indtil nu har vret anv. p to ishavstankere og en isbryder - kommer nu til at st bag fremdrivningen af to af verdens strste krydstogtskibe.
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The first ship to enter service with Azipods will be the 70,000 gt approximately, Elation, for Carnival Cruises. The Azipod syste has been created by Kvaerner-Masa-Azipod of Helsinki, Finland ... The system does away with the need for a rudder, long shafts and stern thrusters. All those items are housed in the swivelling pod which has the propeller mounted on the forward end of the pod.
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