The  VP700  is  a  lightweight, highly portable,  deep  penetration,  water  driven  fan,  constructed  using high  grade  316 stainless  steel.  This non-sparking fan is suitable for use on small and medium tonnage oil, product or chemical tankers with restricted deck space and limited pumping capacities. It can also be used for ventilation in confined spaces.

Fan Key Features:

  • Efficient “3D Francis Turbine” water motor for low water consumption.
  • Designed and Class-Approved for use in hazardous areas;
  • Supply or Extract mode by simple reversal of supply;
  • Can be supplied with horizontal mounting;
  • Integral ‘Direct In-Line’ drive; no gearbox to maintain or fail;
  • Non-sparking (ATEX approved); 
  • Can operate at low pressures;
  • Lightweight and compact for portability;
  • Can be supplied for horizontal mounting;
  • High air-flow throughput;
  • High static pressure;
  • Efficient motors;
  • Constructed using marine grade materials;
  • Fail-safe bleed tube to indicate seal failure

Fan Specifications:


Supply or exhaust mode

Drive Media


Safety Features

Non-sparking, Impeller guard

Deck Opening

To suit standard Ø318mm ID deck opening, on a 389 PCD. Alternative deck flanges available on request


Stainless Steel 316 construction




BW (2.5” x 7.5 TPI),<br/>DIN (2.0″ x Storz 52C),<br/>JIS (2.0″ Nakajima 50A),<br/>BSP (2.0” x 11 TPI)

Max Air Flow

7000 m³/hr (117 m³/min)

Max Static Pressure

970 Pa

Max Flow Requirement

15.0 m³/hr

Operating Pressures

2.0 – 12.0 kg/cm²