The Polish boat builder Sunreef Yachts breaks new ground when powering their 60 feet power-catamaran with Volvo Penta´s IPS system. Sunreef is now in the midst of making IPS available for their entire power-catamaran range.
At Volvo Penta, environmental care is an important consideration when dreaming up new features — and it’s integral to the company’s new start/stop function, which reduces fuel consumption, noise and emissions.
Volvo Penta is now launching IPS900 with Rating 3 for commercial boats. This means that a larger number of boats for commercial use can take advantage of the well-known IPS benefits: improved fuel economy, better manoeuvrability and lower overall operating costs.
Volvo Penta D13 has now further been developed to meet EPA Tier 3 – the new marine environmental emission standard. The new version of D13 offers improved environmental properties with basically unchanged low fuel consumption.
This summer Volvo Penta takes one of its test boats down to the English Channel to show dealers, customers, press and other interested the benefits of the Volvo Penta IPS high performance pod system. One of the stopovers is at Southampton SEAWORK exhibition in the UK. This trip is inspired by the successful Volvo Penta IPS Baltic Trip that was performed during summer 2011.
In 2014 Volvo Penta will release its full line of Tier 4 Final-compliant industrial engines. But what exactly is Tier 4 Final, and what does it mean for customers?
World-leading OEMs have signed supply agreements for Volvo Penta Tier 4/Final off-road diesel engines, with deliveries starting next year. With the strength of the Volvo Group's overall service and product offering, Volvo Penta conquers more and more global customers in the off-road segment.
The majority of engine manufacturers only introduce stage IV on latest engine platforms making it problematic having to mix different litre displacements, base engines and configurations. Volvo Penta offers complete commonality across the range. All models are developed around the same base engine design and available in stage II to stage IV emission levels. This puts the Volvo Penta offer in a unique position.
A heavy-duty cooling package and a heavy-duty cabling harness concept are two novelties from Volvo Penta that will substantially improve the performance of Volvo Penta engines working in extremely harsh and dusty working environments. The cabling harness is already standard on all Volvo Penta industrial engines, while the cooling package will be launched by Volvo Penta as optional equipment in 2013.
Sandvik Construction has developed a new generation UH450E track-mounted tertiary crusher. The choice of engine power fell on a Volvo Penta TAD1651GE.