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Volvo Penta at the 2021 International WorkBoat Show

The International WorkBoat Show and Annual Conference, the largest commercial marine trade show in the U.S., returns in-person December 1st through 3rd, 2021 in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The three-day event will showcase more than 700 exhibitors and boast over 15,000 in attendance within the commercial marine industry.

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, 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.

Volvo Penta will be exhibiting in booth 2401. On display will be the Volvo Penta IPS3 and D13-IPS IMO III complete propulsion systems – a perfect fit for the heavy demands of workboat operations.

Total Solution

Not only does Volvo Penta supply robust and reliable engines that are characterized by premium product quality, our company supports projects all the way throughout the lifetime of the machines. From design to installation, and offering superior service support, Volvo Penta is with our customers all the way. They are backed by our extensive dealer network that is equipped with high-quality parts, diagnostic systems, certified technicians and more.

Leveraging the Power of the Volvo Group

Volvo Penta diesel engines are a result of our 100 years of experience in the industry. The engines are characterized by their high performance, reliability, fuel efficiency, and low emissions levels. The Volvo Group diesel engine technology is thoroughly tested in trucks, buses, construction equipment, marine propulsion and a wide span of machine and equipment installations in a variety of industries. Reliable operation is proven in all climates – freezing and scorching, dry and wet – and in extreme working environments.

If You’re at The International WorkBoat Show

Attending the International WorkBoat Show? Be sure to visit the Volvo Penta booth 2401 to speak with our team and find out how Volvo Penta engines can assist your company with all your engine needs.

For any other needs you may have at the show, our extensive network of dealers supporting our customers can be accessed through our dealer locator.

Want to see a Volvo Penta IPS in action? Check out this Mighty Jobs episode to learn more about our helm to prop solution and how it makes the job easier, more reliable and efficient.

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