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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Trade show highlights on the Mediterranean

by Katrin Auernhammer

In Cannes and Monaco, many yacht innovations will be lined up in September. It's all about design, size and propulsion. We feature some yachts with mtu engines.

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Hodor shadow vessel makes life aboard more convenient

by Kerstin Hansmann

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First IMO III yachts built in Istanbul

by Katrin Auernhammer

The Turkish shipyard Bilgin is currently building three 80-meter yachts fitted for the first time with mtu IMO III propulsion systems..

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Dream factory

by Lucie Maluck

Some of the most elegant yachts in the world are built at the Overmarine shipyard in Italy. Propulsion: mtu only.

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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 an automation system which is exactly adjusted to it.

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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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