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Rim-Jet

a shaft-less propulsor to minimize impact of floating ropes and debris

Ship accidents usually produce a lot of floating debris. Rescue boats, weather equipped with a water jet or a propeller, are vulnerable to debris, and can be made useless for hours if a rope gets tangled and melts into a solid mass around the drive shaft.

By Fredrik Falkman, SSRS