Supply Vessels

Supply Vessels & Offshore Energy

Wind, oil or gas. In any offshore operation, Volvo Penta is present in multiple applications. Volvo Penta supplies power to multiple offshore applications. Atex-certified engines for Zone 2, SOLAS-approved engines for rescue and MOB boats, gensets aboard supply vessels, Volvo Penta IPS powering offshore wind

farms service vessels and more. Every application is supported by the Volvo Penta dealer network. As an active partner, Volvo Penta dealers provide everything needed to meet the 24/7 demands of the industry.

 crew transport

Crew Transport

Volvo Penta IPS powers a number of service vessels used on offshore wind farms. In addition to providing exceptional operating range and drastically reducing fuel costs, benefits include:

High operating speed

High Operating speed

No time to lose – that’s often the difference between success and failure for police and coast guards, marine ambulances and service vessels on emergency assignments. The Volvo Penta IPS delivers up to 20% higher top speed than a traditional drive system.

Massive bollard pull

Massive bollard pull

Safe loading and unloading of people, equipment and cargo at offshore sites, even in rough sea conditions. The Volvo Penta IPS holds the boat safe and steady against the bollard, thanks to EVC controlled pod action.

High operating speed

Volvo Penta IPS

Joystick-operated drive system for precise and effortless maneuvering. The system offers unmatched performance in terms of speed, range, low noise levels, fuel economy and low emission levels.

Dynamic Positioning

Dynamic Positioning System

Hold your boat’s position and heading still and steady with the Dynamic Positioning System. Perfect when waiting for refuelling or preparing for offloading of equipment or personnel at an offshore site.

 windcat workboats               

Windcat Workboats

Windcat Workboats designs, builds, owns and operates a fleet of over 36 offshore crew transfer vessels, mainly in the European offshore wind sector, but also in the oil and gas industry and outside Europe. The partnership with Volvo Penta ensures optimised propulsion for the transfer of personnel offshore in a safe and comfortable environment.