ResearchOperators of research boats need engines and services that will ensure that their boats perform efficiently and effectively. With innovative brands such as mtu and Volvo Penta, Pacific Power Group provides the best performance engines in their class for research vessels, as well as world-class service, to assist researchers in their mission. Our experienced sales, engineering, project management, and service teams offer research vessel operators a complete, integrated propulsion solution.  

Key Products

Pacific Power Group marine engines


mtu Marine Diesel and LNG Engines from 750-12,000 HP

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Volvo Penta Marine Diesel and Gas Engines and propulsion systems from 10-800 HP

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Pacific Power Group marine generator sets


Generator sets from 12-2000 kWe powered by Perkins Marine, John Deere, Volvo Penta, and mtu

Pacific Power Group marine switch gears

Controls / Gears

Controls and monitoring from basic to complex

Fully integrated systems from mtu and Volvo Penta

Pacific Power Group marine accessories


Silencers, Exhaust Flex, Resilient Mounts, Exhaust After-Treatment, Fuel Filtration, Keel Coolers, Heat Exchangers, Generator Controls and Switchgears, Torsional and flexible Couplings and composite shafts

Best-in-Class Propulsion Systems

Spend more time conducting research while spending less time at the dock with our propulsion systems, which provide superior reliability and uptime.

Complete Research Vessel Solutions

We can provide a complete solution for your engine, generator, or full propulsion system, from specification through installation.

Extensive Service Network

Wherever your research takes you in the world, our service team can travel to you to provide world-class service for your research vessel’s engines.