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Volvo Penta Marine Commercial Auxiliary

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Marine Auxiliary Engines and Solutions

The reliability and durability of your auxiliary engines is vitally important for life and work onboard. Volvo Penta offers a broad range of fuel-efficient engine solutions for Gensets or Auxiliary equipment such as bow thrusters, cranes, high-pressure water systems, pumps and air compressors.

Constant Speed Engine Range Variable Speed Engine Range
Power Where You Need it

Volvo Penta offers both variable and constant speed engines – from 77 to 552 kW – that are characterized by high power and unique marine torque. The result is high response and unmatched load acceptance.

• Fuel efficient
• Low emission levels
• High serviceability
• Excellent power-to-weight ratio
• Platform commonality
• Easy installation
• Fully classifiable

Built in Qualities

Besides high reliability, a Volvo Penta engine also features fuel efficiency, low emission levels, high serviceability and flexible configuration. In terms of design and manufacturing, they also provide an excellent power-to-weight ratio, platform commonality and easy installation.

The Perfect Match

No matter what your requirements are or what the application is, you will find the perfect auxiliary engine for use in applications such as gensets, pumps, cranes, hydraulic power packs, bow thrusters, air compressors, high-pressure water systems, fire-fighting equipment, nitrogen pumps or dry bulk handling.

Power – when and where you need it

With Volvo Penta engines, you have access to the full power output the second you start up the machine. Regardless of load, they respond immediately to deliver the power needed. The basic design features robust engine blocks manufactured from high-strength castings with all components engineered to withstand the toughest conditions. Low fuel consumption is high priority, as are low maintenance costs, exhaust and noise emissions, and high serviceability.

The benefits of a common platform

Thanks to the Volvo Penta common engine platform – tested and well proven in a wide range of Volvo Group and marine applications world-wide – the auxiliary engine range benefits from shared parts and service points, cutting down lead times and shortening the time needed for training and installation. They are compact in design with easily accessible service points – makes installation, service and maintenance easy.

Multiple installations

Volvo Penta auxiliary engines are also used frequently in diesel-electric operations. Compact and easy to install, in multi-engine combinations they can be used step-by-step to optimize engine load in upstream and downstream operations, keeping fuel consumption and engine running hours – and the total cost of ownership – at the lowest possible levels.

Unique technical features

High load acceptance

With Volvo Penta Marine Gensets, you have access to the full power output the second you start up the engines. Thanks to the high low-end torque, they immediately respond to any given load and deliver the power needed.

Flexible control systems

The MCC electronic platform is the powerful interface for managing, for instance, multiple installations and efficient load sharing. Open CAN Interface, gives you the engine delivered without a control system. Different options with or without shutdown senders and switches are available.

Wide range of cooling systems

The Volvo Penta marine gensets are available with a wide range of cooling options – Heat Exchanger, Keel, Radiator or Central Cooling.

Investment expertise

Through long-lasting cooperation with operators, designers, manufacturers and classification societies, we know your industry. But we also know that you want to get the best out of cutting-edge technology, drive a profitable operation and meet environmental demands. And should you need a cost of ownership calculation, our dealers will assist you to get the most out of your investment.

Global Service & Support

Global service and support is vital to maximum uptime. With Volvo Penta, a global service network and a worldwide logistics system support you with parts and knowledge wherever you are. To further ensure maximum uptime, we offer our customers 24/7 assistance through The Volvo Action Service helpline.

Common Platform

The platform commonality between Volvo Penta engines – with shared service and maintenance parts – simplifies parts availability and results in shorter lead times. The service competence of the Volvo Penta dealer network further enhances the serviceability of your Volvo Penta engine.


Predictability increases uptime. For operational predictability, Volvo Penta offers Extended Coverage programs and has designed service agreements that cover the service and preventive maintenance you need to secure optimal uptime over the lifecycle of your installation.

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