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Volvo Penta’s SCR System Solves Emission Conundrum

Our marine customers are faced with a vexing problem – how to improve emissions to meet international standards without compromising engine performance. Volvo Penta not only has a solution, but one that can improve your engine’s functionality. Volvo Penta’s Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) aftertreatment reduces NOx in the engine emissions by introducing […]

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PPG, MTU Power New WETA Ferries

The San Francisco Bay Area’s Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which is facing massive ridership increases, is relying on our marine team to design, install and maintain the propulsion systems for its newest ferries. The three new ferries that will go into service next year are part of WETA’s larger plan to expand […]

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Sea Bear Owner Impressed With Volvo Penta Repower

Brian Wier ended his 15-year boat ownership drought when he acquired the 32-foot-long Sea Bear and began a repower that transformed this boat into something truly exceptional. PPG got to go along for the ride and helped guide Brian through his decisions regarding the Sea Bear’s propulsion system. Brian ultimately chose Volvo […]

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PPG Outfits New Tug Project With Volvo Penta Engine

Tomco Marine Group’s newest project, the Waypoint 36, allows the LaConner, Washington, boat builder to experience a new power system – Volvo Penta diesel inboard engines supplied by Pacific Power Group. The Waypoint is based on the fiberglass construction of Tomco’s 365 hull and deck. The overall design is meant to deliver […]

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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 first cruise […]

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Recognized for Work on 2017 Significant Boats

MTU powered vessels

WorkBoat magazine each year recognizes ten newly built commercial vessels as Significant Boats of the year for standing out as models for the industry. Tug boats dominated the voting in 2017 with five capturing slots in the top 10. Even more impressive is that MTU powered three of the winners and Pacific […]

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