Tug and Tow

Shaver Portland Pacific Power Group offers the top-performing engines in their class for workboats from mtu and Volvo Penta and premier parts and service to keep them operating effectively. Tug and tow boats need heavy-duty and reliable engines in order to operate at the highest levels of productivity. We provide engines and propulsion systems that can lower your fuel consumption, help eliminate unplanned downtime and increase your profitability. Our team is also experienced in servicing tug and tow boats, and our parts professionals work in cooperation with each engine manufacturer to ensure you have the parts you need when you need them.

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

Better Reliability & Fuel Efficiency

Whether you need an engine, generator, or complete propulsion system, our team can support you with a product that’s extremely fuel efficient and more reliable.

Tug & Tow Expertise

Our sales consultants, engineers, project managers and service techs have decades of experience powering and servicing tugboats, barges and other workboats.

Personalized Approach

Our goal is to understand your needs and exceed your expectations. We offer a single-point-of-contact for all your propulsion needs.