Volvo Penta Design

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We provide complete power solutions. Working with Volvo Penta means you get all the support you require in the building process with one point of contact. Our products are designed to be perfectly matched with each other, an integrated package from prop to helm, which provide reduced installation time and optimized performance. When it is time to launch the vessel, Volvo Penta has a complete process for start-up, sea trials and commissioning to support you all the way.

One Point of Contact

Volvo Penta is a single source supplier of complete prop-to-helm propulsion solutions and comprehensive Marine Gensets. All Volvo Penta Engines and Gensets are designed, manufactured, documented and fully tested in Volvo Penta factories. In our marine test center, located in Sweden, advanced application tests are performed around the clock throughout the year to secure quality and performance live up to our standards. Volvo Penta gives one single contact for the whole package.

Installation Support

Installation instructions, guidelines and technical datasheets are easily accessible from our website to support you through the build phase. They provide in-depth explanation of the best practices for installing Volvo Penta products: electrical system, engine and propulsion. Further available tools are installation drawings, 3-D models, technical datasheets, installation posters and instructions.

Classifications

Volvo Penta engines, propulsion systems and gensets are all fully classifiable. We help our customers throughout the process and work with all the major classification societies.

  • Manufactured and tested in accordance with Classification Society Rules and Regulations.
  • Surveys conducted according to Rules, or according to special agreements.
  • Product Certificate issued in accordance with Classification Society Rules and Regulations.

Commissioning

Understanding the application is a key factor in choosing the right engine. Installing it as intended will ensure a long and trouble free life of this extremely vital component. Volvo Penta has over a century's worth of experience in working with marine applications and can provide extensive advice and support in terms of both application and installation. When it is time to launch the vessel, Volvo Penta has a complete process for start-up, sea trials and commissioning to support you all the way.

Wide range – easy installation

Volvo Penta’s wide range of engines – with outputs ranging from 80 to 660 kW – are designed for easy installation. The simpler the fitting, the lower the risk of installation mistakes or future malfunctions. Installation is further simplified with vital engine parts located in the same places on the engine body.

Fields of Application

Volvo Penta engines and propulsion solutions have proven their efficiency time and time again, in a wide variety of applications. From equipping small rescue crafts with speed and acceleration to providing coast-to-coast heavy-duty tankers with reliable and durable power, our engines have helped improve operation performance and productivity all over the world. A perfect fit – where and when it’s needed the most.

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