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Auxiliary Variable Speed Engine RangeD13 MH IMOIII EU Stage V Marine

  • 294–441 
  • 1,500–1,900 
  • 12.8 

Volvo Penta D13 MH IMOIII / EU Stage V marine is a variable speed, in-line 6-cylinder, 12.8-liter direct-injected marine diesel auxiliary engine with... Read more

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Volvo Penta D13 MH IMO III

Volvo Penta D13 MH IMOIII / EU Stage V marine is a variable speed, in-line 6-cylinder, 12.8-liter direct-injected marine diesel auxiliary engine with twin-entry turbo and aftercooler. It´s designed to cope with high back pressure and high-sulfur fuel – up to 1,000 ppm. The SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) exhaust after treatment system is tailored for a perfect fit. The SCR unit, also a silencer, reduces noise by 35-40 dBA. Volvo Penta has been able to fulfil IMOIII and Inland Waterway Stage V exhaust emission targets while maintaining the same low fuel consumption. And thanks to SCR, the engine power output remains unaffected. AVAILABLE 2021.

- Excellent monitoring with Volvo Penta Marine Commercial Control System.
- Twin-entry turbo with pulse charging.
- EMS electronic control system for optimized fuel efficiency.
- PTO capability.
- Approved by major classification societies.
- Ladder frame bolted to the engine block.
- Good accessibility makes service and maintenance easy.
- High-pressure fuel injectors.
- SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) exhaust after treatment system.
- Aqueous UREA solution 32% or 40%.
- Wide range of exhaust after treatment system installation options available.


Here are the key specifications for this product model. Want more details? Download the brochure or contact us.

D13 MH 294 kWA D13 MH 331 kWA D13 MH 368 kWA D13 MH 404 kWA D13 MH 441 kWA
Detailed Segment Marine Commercial
Crankshaft Power kW 294 331 368 404 441
Crankshaft Power HP 400 450 500 550 600
Rated RPM 1,800 1,500 1,800 1,900 1,900
Displacement litres 12.8
Displacement cui 780
Number of Cylinders 6
Rating Rating 1 Rating 1 Rating 1 Rating 2 Rating 2
Emission Compliance IMO NOx Tier III, EU Stage V IMO NOx Tier III IMO NOx Tier III IMO NOx Tier III IMO NOx Tier III
Emission Control Technology Selective Catalytic Reduction
Control System Marine Commercial Control, Electronic Vessel Control, Open CAN Interface
High-pressure fuel injection Electronic unit injectors
Cooling System Heat Exchanger Cooling
13 liter series

Key features and benefits for D13 MH

The perfect match

Volvo Penta’s full range of marine diesel engines offer reliable and fuel-efficient onboard electrical power generation and power for cranes, pumps, air compressors and other heavy equipment.

Reliable and powerful

No matter what application, this auxiliary engine’s robust design with a ladder frame bolted to the engine block makes it highly reliable. Its rigid in-line cylinder block with generously dimensioned crankshaft bearings, water-cooled exhaust manifold, and twin-entry turbo provide a powerful engine.

Easy installation – service friendly

Designed to withstand high exhaust back pressure, this auxiliary engine is easy to install and perfect for installations that require additional, third-part emission control equipment. Its good accessibility also facilitates service and maintenance.

High fuel efficiency and low on emissions

By controlling the unit injectors and fuel distribution, the EMS electronic management system optimizes the fuel-air mixture leading to improved combustion. The result is high thermal efficiency, high fuel efficiency and reduced exhaust emissions.

Superior load-taking capability

Together, the twin-entry turbo with pulse charging, and the highly efficient speed control system give this engine superior load-taking capability.

Electronic control systems

Two options for on-board electronic control: Marine Commercial Control System is a flexible and expandable control and monitoring system for classified installations. Open CAN Interface, engine delivered without control system, with different options with or without shut-down senders and switches.