Volvo Penta IPS

High-performing in every aspect
The unique, type-approved Volvo Penta IPS system is wellproven by operators all over the world who value performance, manoeuvrability, and on-board comfort. The key to these exceptional qualities is the forward-facing, twin counter-rotating propellers and individually steerable pods under the hull.

Improve your working environment
Significantly reduced vibration and noise levels increase the on-board comfort and provide better working conditions.

Save time with active manoeuvring
All IPS vessels offer easy and exact manoeuvring. This makes every docking procedure time-efficient and cuts the turnaround time.

Developed, manufactured and serviced by one company
With Volvo Penta you need just one point of contact for the complete IPS package: engines, drives, propellers, instruments, accessories, service, warranties etc.
Up to 30 meters
With the new and type-approved IPS1050, the unique benefits of forward-facing and contra-rotating propellers are available for fast work boats, patrol boats and passenger ferries up to 30 meters and 45 knots.

The benefits are:
  • 40% longer cruising range
  • 20% higher top speed
  • 30% reduced fuel consumption
  • 30% less CO2 emissions
  • 50% lower perceived noise level
  • Safe and predictable handling
  • Joystick
Compared with inboard shafts at cruising with

planing hulls, approximate figures.