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Transfluid Hybrid Drive module receives DNV GL Type Approval.

Transfluid Hybrid Drive module receives DNV GL Type Approval.

Transfluid Hybrid Drive module receives DNV GL Type Approval.

We are delighted to announce that as of June 2019 the Transfluid hybrid/electric drive module is the first of its technology operating within the 100kW power range to be accredited with DNV type approval in the UK.

Engineered and manufactured to excellence, modules HM560, HTM700, HM2000, HM3350 and HM6300 have been accepted for installation on all marine vessels classed by DNV GL, the world’s largest classification society.Transfluid Hybrid Drive

As the marine industry sees a shift towards more environmentally friendly drive solutions, the Transfluid system has gained type approval onboard vessels operating at up to 1100kW maximum power. The newly granted type approval ensures industry compliance along with cementing the engineering brilliance of the Transfluid hybrid technology.

This greener alternative to traditional diesel power is not only independently accredited but is an excellent cost-effective and viable solution suitable for both commercial and leisure marine markets.

With this shift in the market, the UK marine industry has seen, this year, leading architects, builders and operators adopting this innovative technology and for the first time, we have seen the first commercial hybrid pilot vessel and hybrid patrol boat enter service on UK waters.

Transfluid will continue to work on full DNV approval for their complete integrated hybrid drive system, which will include motors, electric controls and batteries.

To discover more about the Transfluid hybrid system and talk to us about your application, please visit

About MIT

Since 1974, MIT has been designing, supplying and servicing transmissions and driveline systems across the UK/Ireland, becoming a centre of excellence in driveline systems providing customers with full product life cycle support from system design, supply, commissioning, maintenance, repair, spares, and overhaul or replacement.

MIT has bases in southern and northern England, providing comprehensive UK and Ireland coverage along with an established global mobile support service, delivered by a highly trained and dedicated technical engineering team and a significant inventory of world-class brands, including new and refurbished transmissions, driveline systems and spare parts.

MIT is the sole UK/EIRE distributors of Twin Disc, Transfluid, Rubber Design, Arneson, Rolla and Quincy compressors.

MIT is part of Axel Johnson International, a privately owned Swedish industrial group of more than 110 companies in 27 countries, with combined annual sales of EUR 960 million. Axel Johnson International drives business development and growth through a long-term approach to ownership in strategically selected niche markets, primarily technical components and solutions for industrial processes. Axel Johnson International is organised in five business groups: Fluid Handling Solutions, Industrial Solutions, Lifting Solutions, Power Transmission Solutions and Transport Solutions.

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