Superyacht Propulsion Systems

Outstanding Performance. Unique Comfort. Inspiring Experiences.

Mega yachts  are built to exacting,  individual specifications to reflect  the distinguished tastes  of their owners  - with no compromises.  To meet  your  exclusive demands  for luxury and performance, a  customized  propulsion system  for  luxury yachts  from  one of the world’s most  renowned  yacht  engine specialists  is the only choice.  We provide you with a drive solution that  is  specifically tailored to your yacht, utilizing the most cutting-edge technology and representing the ultimate in luxury.  And because  mega yachts  require exclusive support, we accompany  you  throughout the entire lifespan  of our reliable and long-lasting engines.  

Our  superyacht  propulsion systems  consistently demonstrate their  extraordinary  capabilities in the most challenging applications in the world.  Our  experience and  expertise  gained  from other  marine  applications, including naval ships,  are incorporated into the design of our  mega yacht  propulsion systems. The result? Impressive performance,  the highest levels of comfort,  optimal fuel  economy, low emissions and  innovative technologies.  And whichever harbor you find yourself in around the globe, our worldwide service network is  at your disposal -  any time  you need it.

Systems expertise

Complete propulsion solutions, from planning and design to operation to service.

Maximum uptime

All systems designed for maximum reliability and availability.

Maximum comfort

Best acoustic and vibration values, including contractor guarantee.

Market leader

In superyacht industry with over 100 years of experience building high performance marine drive systems.

Worldwide support

Prompt, expert support from more than 1,200 locations worldwide.

Complete lifecycle solutions

Protect your investment with mtu ValueCare products and services.

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Featured Case Study

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One-stop system solution: mtu delivers power for Sunseeker’s new 155 yacht “Blush”

25 November 2016

After two years of construction work and rigorous testing in the shipyard and on the high seas, the big moment finally came: in March 2014, the biggest vessel ever to be built by British yachtmaker Sunseeker was finally handed over to Eddie Jordan, former racing manager and Formula 1 team owner. At the heart of the 47-m semi-glider is an mtu propulsion system that can be relied on for relaxed days at sea.

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From bridge to propeller from a single source

by Lucie Maluck

With Rolls-Royce now a single-source provider of all systems needed to power a yacht, maximum efficiency is assured.

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London to Monaco to save the seas

by Wolfgang Boller

The 8-strong pedaling team mtu Power4Seas is cycling all the way from London to Monaco to raise funds for the environmental organization Blue Marine Foundation.

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Commercial Marine

Green methanol for mtu marine engines

by Peter Thomas

Heading for the future with e-methanol: Rolls-Royce develops high-speed mtu methanol engines as a game-changer for climate-friendly shipping.

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Speed, comfort, efficiency, locally emission-free - mtu Hybrid PropulsionPack

by Vanessa Bösch

Rolls-Royce's mtu Hybrid PropulsionPack offers more than one way to design hybrid propulsion for ships. Adapted to the customer's wishes, it can not only ensure lower emission levels, but also silence on board - whether in the harbor or at anchor.

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Series and Performance Yachts

Whenever pure speed is needed, mtu propulsion systems provide incredible power and maneuverability paired with an impressive level of durability.

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Marine automation

Controlling power with intelligent electronics. As a systems supplier, we not only provide you with the perfect propulsion system, but also with automation systems that are adjustable to fit your needs.

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mtu Propulsion Configurator

Adjust parameters as appropriate for your ship and your emissions targets, and we will show you the perfect configuration.

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The fully-integrated yacht propulsion system

No matter how extraordinary your requirements, we can supply you with a complete, fully-integrated propulsion system.

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