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KSB: A safe harbour for maritime applications

As a long-standing partner for the marine industry, KSB offers a comprehensive and flexible range of products and services for all marine applications.

Cargo ship in the port

A marine pump or valve must be a jack of all trades

Pumps and valves in the shipbuilding industry are employed on the high seas in a wide variety of complex applications. It is crucial that these pumps and valves can withstand harsh conditions. They must ensure the reliability and availability of on-board processes at all times. 

When it comes to products for the shipbuilding industry, KSB is in its element

From cargo ships to LNG tankers, dredgers and passenger ships: KSB marine pumps and valves for the shipbuilding industry are used successfully on all kinds of ships and in a wide range of applications all over the world. They can be relied on to deliver safe, reliable operation at all times – even under the toughest conditions on the high seas. And thanks to their excellent quality, KSB is the official supplier of choice for many companies around the world.


KSB is a high-performance partner in the shipbuilding industry

KSB is a high-performance partner in the shipbuilding industry

KSB means excellent technology on board at all times

KSB’s marine pumps, valves and automation solutions have been approved by the best-known and most important certification bodies such as DNV GL, NK, GL, KRS, ABS, LR, RINA, RS and BV. These approvals enable KSB pumps and valves to be used on all ships and in all processes. Whether seawater, brine, fresh water, hot water, cooling water, process water, bulk oil, cargo oil, dirty oils, LNG, LPG, LEG, waste water, aggressive and non-aggressive chemicals or sludge: KSB has the ideal product for every fluid to be handled. 

KSB meets the sector’s special requirements with technically advanced products developed to meet exacting standards. In addition to KSB marine pumps and valves, our unique portfolio also features pumps and pump accessories from KSB ITUR, valves and actuators from AMRI and SISTO, actuators from KSB Seil, and automation products. With its AMRI butterfly valves, KSB is a market leader for marine valves. 

The shipbuilding industry worldwide relies on KSB’s many years of experience. Shipping companies, shipyards and engineers benefit from our portfolio’s versatility, high product quality and top-notch service.

Our portfolio

KSB offers a wide range of products for marine applications: 

  • In-line pumps
  • Process pumps
  • Self-priming pumps
  • High-pressure pumps
  • Vertical turbine pumps
  • Axially split pumps
  • Pumps for desalination by reverse osmosis
  • Positive displacement pumps
  • Marine valves
  • Valves for cryogenic services
  • Diaphragm pumps
  • Piston pumps
  • Bilge pumps
  • Feed pumps
  • Waste water pumps
  • Submersible pumps
  • Transfer pumps

Applications include pumping a wide variety of fluids such as 

  • Seawater, fresh water, hot water, cooling water, fire-fighting water and process water
  • Bulk oil, cargo oil or dirty oils
  • Liquefied gases such as LNG, LPG, LEG
  • Aggressive and non-aggressive chemicals
  • Cement, sludge, fire-fighting water, compressed air, inert gases
  • Waste water, bilge water and ballast water 

Your benefits

  • Unique portfolio featuring marine pumps, marine valves, drives, actuators and automation products
  • The most suitable product for every fluid handled in marine applications
  • 100% process and system reliability ensured by high-quality, low-maintenance products
  • Guaranteed reliability ensured via international test procedures and certifications 
  • Capable of handling extremely demanding fluids thanks to optimised materials and seals  
  • Many years of experience in cooperation with shipping companies, shipyards and engineers  
  • Supply of original spare parts through global cooperation with ship repair yards
  • 24-hour service from experienced technicians based in over 170 service centres worldwide
Illustration of the phases of a product life cycle: Consultation and analysis, commissioning, operation and repair

Service at KSB SupremeServ means being fully looked after

KSB SupremeServ offers you a comprehensive range of services and spare parts for pumps, valves and other equipment – including for products from other manufacturers – from face-to-face consultation to installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair. More than 3500 specialists in over 190 service centres worldwide are available around the clock, seven days a week. Concentrate on your core business – and let us take care of the rest.

Energy efficiency consulting (Fluid Future) for pumps and valves

Energy Efficiency Consulting

Optimise your system’s energy efficiency in four steps using FluidFuture®. KSB’s systematic approach ensures maximum energy savings.

  • Systematic analysis
  • Clear recommendations for action
Reverse Engineering for pumps and valves

Reverse Engineering

Reverse engineering makes it possible to quickly reproduce pump spare parts that are hard to find or no longer available.

  • Straightforward reproduction of spare parts
  • The quality matches that of the original

KSB - one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial valves and pumps

Founded in 1871 in Frankenthal (Germany), KSB has been one of the leading suppliers of pumps and industrial valves for over 150 years. With more than 15,000 employees worldwide and its own sales and marketing, manufacturing facilities and service operations, KSB develops and produces custom-fit pumps for various applications.

As an experienced pump manufacturer, its product portfolio includes building and industrial technology, water transport, wastewater treatment and power plant processes. Thanks to innovative research and development, KSB can meet the most diverse requirements of customers. Benefit from many years of experience and technical expertise as a renowned pump manufacturer.

KSB pump manufacturers: the best solution for your plant
Industrial pumps and valves from KSB cover a wide range of applications and are highly energy-efficient. Products convince with the most innovative technology as well as with systems that have been tried and tested for many years - including the Etanorm water pump. Achieving more than 1.5 million sales worldwide, Etanorm is the most successful standard water pump. With KSB spare parts and services.

KSB ensures the operational reliability of its industrial pumps and valves. The KSB success formula for high-performance pumps lies in the technological strength in hydraulics, materials and automation.

Competent service right from the start
The numerous production facilities ensure that KSB as a pump manufacturer can guarantee customer proximity and first-class service. The experienced specialists are certified to ensure excellent quality and extensive experience. KSB Service takes care of the commissioning, inspection, servicing and maintenance of your pumps, valves and complete systems directly on site.  KSB also provide you with spare parts quickly. This means you get the best service directly from your pump manufacturer.