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Dispelling Generator Misconceptions

Generators, despite what some might think, are not plug and play. It’s true that most manufacturers follow international rating standards as it pertains to a generator’s performance parameters. Small variations by manufacturers, however, can cause confusion and ultimately an underperforming generator. These three areas need to be carefully understood as you consider […]

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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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Leisure Craft Seasonal Oil Changes

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There is a healthy debate about the correct time to change the oil in your boat’s engine. Many people believe that fall is the perfect time. You are taking your boat out of the water at the end of the season so why not do it then. Not only is the oil […]

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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 Star factory in 1984 to watch the trucks being built, and his […]

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Pacific Power Group Welcomes New VP of Marine Divison

Pacific Power Group (PPG) is pleased to announce a new addition to our Marine Division. Our organization has been seeking out the right leader to help expand our commitment to shareholders, employees, and customers. After a lengthy search, Doug Schwedland has joined the PPG team as Vice President, Marine as of December. […]

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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 for the Washington State fleet, including the Chimacum, which was recently delivered, […]

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