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PPG’s Anchorage Team Helps Longtime Customer Keep Cruise Schedule

A dedicated team of techs from Pacific Power Group’s Anchorage office were deep into preseason engine maintenance on one of two day-cruise vessels Phillips Cruises & Tours operates out of Whittier, Alaska, when the M/V Klondike Express returned to port […]

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Customer Profile: Lonny Lofts

Our customer Lonny Lofts started trucking a few months after graduating high school in 1980. In 1982, he bought his first Western Star truck, a 1970 with a 318 Detroit Diesel Engine. He and his father went to the Western […]

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A Final Farewell to Long-Time Customer Zidell Marine

Nearly a year ago, Jay Zidell, President of Zidell Marine Corporation (ZMC), announced that their family-owned company would cease work at its SW Portland shipyard after the launch of its last ship, a tank barge under construction for Harley Marine. […]

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A New Submarine Hunter Spends Months Searching Thanks to MTU Engines From Pacific Power Group

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A new autonomous drone vessel called ACTUV, which hunts unfriendly, difficult-to-find submarines for extended periods of time, has been made possible due to the fuel efficiency and reliability of 12V 2000 M94 MTU diesel engine systems supplied by Pacific Power […]

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Signet Maritime Tug Project Marries Uptime with Power and Maneuverability

Pacific Power Group’s Marine team has recently provided Houston-based Signet Maritime with power systems and engineering support to help make their new tugboat one of the best on the water. Pacific Power Group was presented with a unique opportunity outside […]

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Tugboat Fleet Modernization

Sause Bros. has grown into one of the most respected names in marine cargo transportation since it was founded in Coos Bay, Ore., in the 1930’s. This marine transportation powerhouse has depended on the reliability of its tugboats on jobs […]

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New Seattle Metro Ferries Powered by Pacific Power Group

If you take a ride on a new Washington State Ferry, it’s likely your vessel’s onboard power is provided by three Volvo Penta generators from Pacific Power Group. Volvo Penta diesel generators have been selected to power two new ferries […]

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How to Power an Unforgettable Tour Experience

Ocean Endeavor - Pacific Power Group

Adventure Bound Alaska has created memorable tours throughout the waters of Juneau, Alaska for decades – taking adventurers to see the Sawyer Glacier, Tracy Arm Fjord and numerous other breathtaking Alaskan sights.

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Emergency Power Generation System Helps Critical Data Center Achieve 100% Uptime

infomart mtu - Pacific Power Group

Pacific Power Group, an authorized MTU Onsite Energy distributor and service provider for all generator brands, has commissioned the last three MTU Onsite Energy generators at Infomart’s Portland, Ore., data center.

Founded in 2006, Infomart is a leader in building, owning and operating wholesale data centers. Their 345,000 sq. ft. Portland data center is critically important to ensuring constant connectivity for vital web and cloud-based services around the country.

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Boost Your Generator Service Program

Boost Your Generator Service Program - Pacific Power Group

A well-planned power generation service program is vital to ensure that power is available at a moment’s notice in the event that an emergency strikes. Diesel power generation systems can last as long as 30,000+ hours…

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Creative Repower Solution for Shaver’s Umatilla Tug

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When changes to requirements were made for ship berthing tugs operating on the Columbia River and its tributaries, Shaver Transportation was faced with a serious problem: one of their tugs, the M/V Umatilla, was…

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