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MN 100 Market Leaders
Power & Propulsion
Voith Volvo Penta
With a 100+ year tradition of innovation, engineering excellence and worldwide customer support, Volvo Penta offers a broad product line of engines that reduce fuel con- sumption, meet emission standards, extend service life and minimize downtime.
Volvo Penta, with approximately 3,500 dealers in over 130
Voith countries, is a global manufacturer of engines and compete power systems for leisure marine, commercial marine and in-
With more than 90 years of experience, Voith provides dustrial applications. The engine range comprises diesel and propulsion systems tailored to a wide range of applications gasoline engines with power outputs from 10 to 1,000 hp. including ferries and passenger ships, offshore oil and gas, Volvo Penta engines are type approved by major classi? cation offshore wind, inland waterway vessels, tug boats and societies and comply with all applicable national and interna- yachts, and others.
tional emission regulations. Volvo Penta is part of the Volvo
In June, Voith unveiled its innovative electric Voith Schnei-
Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy der Propeller (eVSP). With the eVSP, Voith is making an im- trucks, buses and construction equipment. Volvo Penta of the portant step towards the electri? cation of the drive train in Americas, based in Virginia, is responsible for North Ameri- marine applications to facilitate more eco-friendly shipping. ca, South America, Central America and the Caribbean.
The integrated electric motor enables an even more environ-
Volvo Penta’s extensive product line for the U.S. com- mentally friendly and resource-saving operation. The com- mercial and SOLAS marine market includes 3-16 liter plete omission of gears reduces noise to a minimum and frees Tier 3 diesel engines in inboard, sterndrive and IPS con- up critical space on the ship. In addition, the eVSP offers the ? gurations, as well as gensets and auxiliary engines for fuel same advantages as a conventional Voith Schneider Propeller pumps and other applications. Key market segments for which is the only propeller in the world that can signi? cantly Volvo Penta globally include Coast Guard and patrol boats, reduce the rolling motion of ships and thus signi? cantly in- pilot boats, short-sea and river transport, crew and supply crease maneuverability, comfort and safety on board. Voith vessels, research vessels, passenger ferries and sightseeing will deliver eight eVSPs to the Norwegian shipping company vessels, workboats, tugs and towboats, self-propelled and
Østensjø, thus enabling resource-saving and energy-ef? cient articulated barges, commercial ? shing boats and wind farm operation of the four offshore wind supply vessels.
vessels. Volvo Penta’s marine diesel engines provide higher
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