1912 - 1965
Development and production of marine semi-diesel engines.
The first Brunvoll Thruster was installed in the purse seiner «Klaring».
The first Brunvoll Thruster with Controllable Pitch Propeller was delivered.
The first Brunvoll CPP Thrusters installed in dynamically positioned ship.
Brunvoll innovated and introduced the first resiliently mounted, Low-Noise, Super Silent Thruster.
Delivery of the first Brunvoll Retractable Azimuth Thruster. Development of a third generation thruster.
Brunvoll’s patented third-generation resiliently mounted, Low-Noise, Super Silent Thrusters delivered for diving support vessel.
First Brunvoll thruster delivered to a mega cruise liner – Carnival’s «Fantasy» (the first in a series of 6 + 2 vessels).
The Brunvoll Thruster Remote Control and Monitoring System based on PLC modularized units enable easy configuration and start-up.
The first Brunvoll retractable thrusters for shuttle tanker were delivered for «Navion Britannia».
In these three years, Brunvoll doubled its sales turnover from NOK 112 million to NOK 240 million — with only a small increase of personnel, thanks to improved productivity and automation of production. This vigorous growth reflected the trust of our customers.
World’s largest resiliently mounted, Low-Noise, Super Silent Thrusters delivered to Celebrity’s Millennium Class cruise liners (4 ships, each with 3 Brunvoll thrusters). The diving support vessel «Seaway Pelican» overhauled its resiliently mounted, Low-Noise, Super Silent Thrusters after 72,000 hours of trouble-free thruster operation.
Development of Brunvoll AU80 ZNC2100 Azimuth Propulsion Unit with Z-drive.
Development of Brunvoll AR80 LTC 2100 Azimuth Combi Thruster (A special version of the Retractable Azimuth - the Combi Azimuth / Tunnel Thruster).
Introduction of Brunvoll Thruster Control, Alarm and Monitoring System based on serial interface and desktop dialogue facilities.
Finalization of the 100kW Rim Driven Thruster (RDT) prototype. Full scale testing began.
Introduction of Brunvoll AR63 ZNC 1650 – the first Retractable Azimuth Thruster in the 63-series with Z-drive.
Introduction of Brunvoll AR100 LTC 2600 – the first Combined Azimuth/Tunnel Thruster in the 100-series.
Installed the 810kW RDT1750 in the plattform supply vessel "Edda Fram", owned by Østensjø Rederi AS.
Introduction of Brunvoll FU74 Tunnel Thruster 800-1400kW.
2008 - 2012
Introduction of the first advanced Brunvoll Ship Simulator in a JIP (Joint Industry Project). Special emphasis on modeling the propulsor and interaction effects.
Introduction of Brunvoll FU93 Tunnel Thruster 1400-2200W.
Introduction of Brunvoll FU115 Tunnel Thruster 2000-3500W.
Introduction of Brunvoll AR80 ZNC 2100 – the first Retractable Azimuth Thruster in the 80 series with Z-drive.
Introduction of Brunvoll AW100 ZNC 2100 – the first Azimuth Propulsion Unit in the 100 series with Z-drive.
First delivery of the 4th generation Brunvoll Thruster Control, Alarm and Monitoring System (BruCon).
After 98 years of operations in facilities located in the centre of Molde, Brunvoll is moving its administration to the new Brunvoll Competence Center of 9.300 sqm. The new administration building is connected to the production facilities by the elevated walkway built across E39.