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New Marine Emission Standards Benefit Environment

The marine industry is well into the shift to the newest cap on sulphur oxide emissions on marine vessels. The International Marine Organization, which oversees emission regulations, estimates the new standard will reduce sulphur emissions in ships by 77 percent. The reduction is expected to produce significant health and environmental…

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MTU Expands Pacific Power Group’s Territory

MTU has relied on our marine team to help it establish a significant foothold in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California with builders and users of yachts, ferries and workboats. MTU is now asking the marine division to do the same in the Gulf of Mexico and Southern California. The…

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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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Volvo Penta Ups the Ante with New D4, D6 Propulsion Systems

Volvo Penta has taken the old adage “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” and thrown it out the window with the introduction of the new D4 and D6 propulsion systems. The completely redeveloped packages offer our customers increased performance and reliability with a lower cost of ownership. The new…

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