Schottel de Colombia Founded


By MarEx 2015-02-25 11:08:39

Schottel has opened a new subsidiary in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, to further strengthen and extend its position in South and Central America.

Managing Director of Schottel de Colombia is Julio Carrasquilla Martínez who worked for Schottel do Brasil as sales agent before. He has a Master in Marine Technology from Delft University and brings along 16 years of work experience in the marine industry in South America and Europe. 

Schottel de Colombia especially serves customers from Venezuela and Colombia and is responsible for the sales activities in the region. 

The Schottel Group, with its headquarters in Spay/Rhine, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications. Founded in 1921, the company has been developing and manufacturing for more than 60 years azimuth propulsion and maneuvering systems, complete propulsion systems with power ratings of up to 30 MW, and steering systems for vessels of all sizes and types.

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