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Shadowfax Repower Features Newest Volvo Penta DPI Sterndrives

Gregg Williams’ boating season last year didn’t go quite as planned. Problems with the drives on his 30-foot monohulled Sea Sport named Shadowfax forced him to miss time on the water. It also left him in a bit of a predicament – buy a new boat or repower Shadowfax. Williams…

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Mavrik Marine Selects MTU Engines for New Ferry

A newly designed fast ferry that will soon go into service in the San Francisco Bay Area will reshape the commute for thousands of residents, giving them a faster option. The 300-passenger fast ferry named Dorado is being built by Mavrik Marine Inc. of La Conner, Washington, and will be…

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Gunderson Marine Utilizes Volvo Penta Engines to Meet Emission Standards

The newest articulated tank barge Gunderson Marine is building for Overseas Shipholding Group will be one of the first in the world to be dual certified as meeting EPA Tier 3 and IMO III emission standards. The barge is reaching this monumental milestone because of the Volvo Penta engines recommended…

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MTU Powers North America’s First Tier 4 Final Log Stacker

A 50-year legacy of building innovation in its log stackers continues for Komatsu, which recently unveiled its newest version, the 45 Series electric log stacker that becomes the first in North America to use a Tier 4 engine. Letourneau Inc., a subsidiary of Komatsu, built two log stackers that are…

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Marine Team Hits Milestone With 100th Engine Overhaul For U.S. Coast Guard

The Pacific Power Group (PPG) engine overhaul facility in Kent, Washington, reached a  milestone recently with the group’s completion of the 100th MTU 8v396 engine overhaul  for the U.S. Coast Guard as part of a long-term service contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The MTU 1100 kW engine…

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