Thruster Handler

A Multitool for Fast Docking
  • Angular pull of up to 8° degrees
  • 40 ton load capacity
  • Saves time in prep and operation

Syncrolift Thruster Handler

This unique design allows for a safe and an efficient removal of any thrusters. Introducing the Thruster Handler, with its five axial moving directions. It is capable of angular pull of up to 8° degrees and 40 ton load capacity.

This multitool is also capable of removing propellers and rudders. The Thruster Handler eliminates unnecessary preparation operations and saves time.

Precise, Efficient and Safe Thruster Maintenance

The Syncrolift Thruster Handler is a state-of-the-art solution designed for the precise, efficient, and safe handling of ship thrusters during maintenance and repair operations. Developed with a focus on reducing downtime and improving operational productivity, the Thruster Handler is an essential tool for any shipyard aiming to maintain the highest standards of service.

Key Features:

  • High Capacity Handling: Capable of handling thrusters of varying sizes and weights, the Syncrolift Thruster Handler ensures versatility across a wide range of vessels.
  • Precision Control: The handler offers precise control over the positioning and movement of thrusters, minimizing the risk of damage and ensuring accurate installation and removal.
  • Enhanced Safety: Designed with multiple safety features, including secure locking mechanisms and fail-safe operations, the Thruster Handler prioritizes the safety of personnel and equipment.
  • Durability and Reliability: Constructed from high-quality materials, the Thruster Handler is built to withstand the demanding conditions of shipyard environments, ensuring long-term reliability and minimal maintenance requirements.
  • User-Friendly Interface: The handler is equipped with an intuitive control system, allowing operators to manage the thruster handling process with ease and confidence.


  • Thruster Installation and Removal: The Syncrolift Thruster Handler simplifies the complex process of installing and removing thrusters, ensuring a quick and efficient turnaround.
  • Maintenance and Repair: Ideal for use in maintenance and repair operations, the handler allows for easy access to thrusters, facilitating thorough inspections and repairs.
  • Operational Flexibility: Suitable for a variety of vessel types, from commercial ships to naval vessels, the Thruster Handler is adaptable to different shipyard layouts and operational requirements.


  • Increased Productivity: By streamlining thruster handling processes, the Syncrolift Thruster Handler significantly reduces the time required for maintenance and repair, leading to higher throughput and reduced vessel downtime. Time for removing thruster is down to 20% of a manual operation!
  • Improved Safety: With built-in safety features and precise control, the handler minimizes the risk of accidents and damage, protecting both personnel and valuable equipment.
  • Cost Efficiency: The durable design and reliable performance of the Thruster Handler result in lower maintenance costs and long-term savings for shipyards. Can also reduce man hous as 1-2 workers will handle the operation.

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