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Volvo Penta Unveils Hybrid Marine Propulsion System

The revolutionary Inboard Performance System (IPS) Volvo Penta introduced in 2005 made shockwaves in the marine industry by facing the twin counter-rotating propellers forward rather than backwards. The impact of this new design was recently recognized for its inventive design when Volvo Penta was asked to be a presenter at…

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MTU Engines Power New Generation of Tugs for Foss Maritime

Among the list of performance standards Foss Maritime wanted from a new series of 90-short ton bollard tugs it was adding to its fleet was a propulsion system capable of meeting strict emission standards. Our marine team was able to deliver on Foss Maritime’s needs by outfitting each of the …

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Power Gen Team Builds Gensets for Alaska Villages

Two remote villages in Alaska are anxiously awaiting the arrival of several generator sets that are set to be delivered at the end of summer. The systems will be the sole source of power for each of these hamlets. Production of the gensets is underway at our facility in Ridgefield,…

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Volvo Penta System Propels Newest UC San Diego Research Vessel

The Bob and Betty Beyster became the newest research boat to join the fleet at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. The 42-foot aluminum hulled boat built by Armstrong Marine of Port Angeles, Washington, was carefully designed for its work in Southern California and…

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How Fuel Additives Protect Your Diesel Fleet

The list of maintenance issues for fleet managers is a lengthy one. Oil changes, tire wear and engine performance are just a few of the areas that need to be monitored. That’s why it’s easy to ignore the importance of fuel additives. Additives commonly found in gasoline that can protect…

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