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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 with a faulty injector. The Klondike Express had finished the…

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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. Pacific Power Group has had a long-time relationship with Zidell,…

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

ACTUV launch

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 Group. Commissioned by DARPA and created by Leidos, ACTUV was…

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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 our standard territory to help supply a MTU marine power…

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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 that range from traversing the waters off Long Beach, Calif.,…

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