Fields of Application

Fields of application

A global presence

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.

Coast guard and patrol

Coast guard and patrol

Performance and safe handling are absolutely crucial in demanding coast guard and surveillance operations. Volvo Penta engines and drive systems are famous for providing unrivaled acceleration, load-carrying ability, massive maneuvering power and efficient operating speed – even in rough seas. One of the secrets is in the unique marine torque – a Volvo Penta hallmark that gives you high torque at low rpm and full-throttle torque that also handles heavy loads.

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Short sea and river transport

Short sea and river transport

When operating in continuous service, reliability and low fuel consumption are essential. Volvo Penta’s extensive experience supports the operator in making the best propulsion choice. With a strong installation track record, the Volvo Penta gensets are a proven concept for Diesel electric propulsion. Our gensets are well suited for diesel-electric installations due to their fuel efficiency, very low exhaust emissions and excellent compatibility with power management systems – delivering optimized performance and excellent operational economy.

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Workboats and tugs

Workboats and tugs

Volvo Penta is a longtime supplier of engines for heavy-duty applications where the main demands are power and reliable performance. For the demanding tasks of workboats and tugs, durability is a key factor, and the Volvo Penta engines more than live up to the task. Thanks to low fuel consumption, extended service intervals and easy service, the engines deliver a low total cost of ownership. Combined with the possibilities for electronic control and the expert service from the global dealer network Volvo Penta will increase the vessel operation’s overall uptime and efficiency.

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Supply vessels and offshore energy

Supply vessels and offshore energy

Wind, oil or gas. In any offshore operation, Volvo Penta is present in a wide range of applications. We supply power to multiple offshore support vessels: propulsion solutions for Crew Transfer and Wind farm Service vessels, SOLAS-approved engines for rescue and MOB boats and gensets aboard supply vessels. Operators of offshore wind farm service vessels opted for our power solutions, ensuring safe crew transport, high operating speed and massive bollard pull. Every application is supported by the Volvo Penta dealer network. As an active partner, Volvo Penta dealers provide everything needed to meet the demanding 24/7 requirements of the industry.

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Sightseeing and passenger transport

Sightseeing and passenger transport

In every passenger operation, safety, reliability and uptime are key factors. Volvo Penta delivers this through perfectly matched propulsion solutions supported by our highly skilled dealer network, always ready to support your operation. Low noise and vibrations are vital in providing world class passenger comfort and our unique marine torque delivers power for rapid response and precise maneuvering. Selecting Volvo Penta also means you will get a fuel efficient power solution for uptime – on time.

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