1910 Engineers Rd
Belle Chasse, LA 70037

Hydra Force LLC


  • Home of the True Rudder Angle Indicator
  • Design and manufacturing of Electric Over Hydraulic Steering Systems
  • Hydraulic & Cylinder Repair: Marine, Construction, & Industrial
  • Custom Fabrication of Components & Parts
  • Service, sales, installation, load testing,and inspection of cranes, winches, & capstans
  • Service, Parts, & Support for push boat steering systems (All Manufacturers)

Performance Innovators:
Rudder Angle Indicator

Designed and manufactured by Hydra Force LLC, our digital Rudder Angle Indicator (RAI) provides at a glance readings and dimmable display suitable for night and day use.

Captains and Engineers can easily see the true indicator readings to calculate the degree of turn needed to safely maneuver their vessel. 

Electric Over hydraulics Steering System

Having performance issues with your current steering system?

Call Hydra Force LLC to survey your vessel, we’ll analyze the issues and submit a comprehensive upgrade proposal. Sometimes it’s as easy as adding components to your existing system. In other cases, we’ll propose a new electric over hydraulic steering system that will provide the most efficient system for your vessel.

Hydra Force LLC works within your time frame. Only have a few days to take your vessel out of service? No problem! We’ll work within your time frame and budget – getting your vessel back to work when you need it.


steering system maintenance Training

Empower your port engineers, engineers, and captains with Hydra Force’s steering system maintenance training.  This one-day intensive training course features a fully operational electric over hydraulic steering test unit that allows trainees to simulate how their vessel will respond to common issues in the field.  Through hands on learning and instruction from Hydra Force’s owner Mike Kennedy, trainees learn to troubleshoot common issues and how to identify potential problems before they turn into time-loss issues.


send us your Specifications

By sending us your specifications, we are able to customize a system based upon your exact needs.

We Review specs

Our design team reviews your specifications and engineers the most efficient system possible based upon the specification’s requirements.

WE submit a proposal

Our proposal turn around time is typically 1-3 business days. Hydra Force’s proposal will include additional information on the steering system that we recommend for your vessel and a detailed list of the proposed components.

Professional Hydraulic SERVICE


Call us for information regarding our extensive inventory of valves, pumps, cylinders (rebuilt and new), custom cylinders, air throttles, seals, electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic controls, and much more.

Nationwide SERVICE

We service any steering system, land or marine hydraulics equipment, and certify cranes on barges,


When new steering systems call for a custom fabrication to make your system work, our famous machinists get it done.

About Hydra Force, LLC

Since our founding in 1997, Hydra Force’s core mission has been to provide top quality service and first-class hydraulic and electrical expertise, twenty-four hours a day, three hundred and sixty-five days a year. Over the past twenty years, our work force and areas of expertise have grown to include Sub Chapter M steering systems, the fabrication and upgrade of hydraulic power units, the fabrication of custom components and assemblies, like our custom angle rudder indicator, the design and installation of electronic radio control panels for gangways, and much more.

The owner of Hydra Force LLC, Mike Kennedy has over forty years of expertise in engineering, hydraulics, and electrical. His knowledge is the cornerstone of Hydra Force LLC and as an owner that is involved in the day-to-day operations of the company, he is always available to discuss concerns, resolve issues, and ensure that Hydra Force completes every job with the care and quality that our customers have grown to expect.

About Us


Technicians available 24 hours

contact us

1910 Engineers Rd
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Phone: 504-391-1065
Fax: 504-391-3402


Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
On Call: 24 Hours / 365 days

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