Design, Build, Operate
Volvo Penta remains a partner during every stage of a project – from technical data, drawings and application engineers in the design stage, via safe deliveries and active support during the build phase, to service and support from the global Volvo Penta Dealer network in the operating phase.
Volvo Penta shares the operator’s interest to secure the best possible configuration for productivity and uptime. Through our application and Integration process we can support you in your design project with everything from performance predictions and hull integration to verification and testing so you can get the desired performance. We harness our vast experience in different applications and operating conditions to achieve the best possible configuration for each individual vessel.
We provide complete power solutions. Working with Volvo Penta means you get all the support you require in the building process with one point of contact. Our products are designed to be perfectly matched with each other, an integrated package from prop to helm, which provide reduced installation time and optimized performance. When it is time to launch the vessel, Volvo Penta has a complete process for start-up, sea trials and commissioning to support you all the way.
One Point of Contact
Volvo Penta is a single source supplier of complete prop-to-helm propulsion solutions and comprehensive Marine Gensets. All Volvo Penta Engines and Gensets are designed, manufactured, documented and fully tested in Volvo Penta factories. In our marine test center, located in Sweden, advanced application tests are performed around the clock throughout the year to secure quality and performance live up to our standards. Volvo Penta gives one single contact for the whole package.
We provide fuel-efficient and reliable power systems – the very key to excellent operational economy - based on Volvo core values, cutting-edge technology and experience. Linked together in the value chain, our unbeatable power solutions, parts availability and services optimize your operational economy, a total offer designed for productivity. For you as an operator of Volvo Penta engines, we offer a wide range of tailor-made service and support offerings through our global dealer network as well as our Volvo Penta Action Service helpline. All to secure a maximum of uptime for your operation.
Compact, yet Easy to Service
Engines and gensets that occupy less space in the engine room but still provide good service accessibility have always been a hallmark of Volvo Penta. The compact design and platform commonality improves serviceability and availability across your fleet. Our range is designed for efficient and trouble-free service operations.
Volvo Penta has application engineers and Naval Architects available to support you as a designer with product information in addition to application experience and installation guidance. We conduct and document performance calculations, behavior calculations and sea trials through our application and Integration process. Technical documentation such as drawings, simplified 3D models and installation guidelines is available in order to facilitate and assist in the design phase in every way possible.
Our Support Services
Marine PRO - Product Configuration & Quote Tool
It only takes a few clicks to configure your marine genset or auxiliary engines, download full technical documentation and request a quote. By registering, you can get access to extended documentation with 3D models, workshops, manuals, etc.
Installation instructions, guidelines and technical datasheets are easily accessible from our website to support you through the build phase. They provide in-depth explanation of the best practices for installing Volvo Penta products: electrical system, engine and propulsion. Further available tools are installation drawings, 3-D models, technical datasheets, installation posters and instructions.
Volvo Penta engines, propulsion systems and gensets are all fully classifiable. We help our customers throughout the process and work with all the major classification societies.
With every new technological advance, we consider the needs and wishes of operators. Uptime, reliability and quality are essential for all our products, and with our total solution approach to design and manufacture, Volvo Penta provides the advantage of being a one-stop shop supplier. As part of the Volvo Group, we are one of the largest diesel engine producers in the world; and our global service network enables one of the most comprehensive support systems in the marine industry.
Wherever, whenever. We’re with you all the way.
Volvo Penta engines and propulsion solutions have proven their efficiency time and time again, in a wide variety of applications. From equipping small rescue crafts with speed and acceleration to providing coast-to-coast heavy-duty tankers with reliable and durable power, our engines have helped improve operation performance and productivity all over the world. A perfect fit – where and when it’s needed the most.
With a Volvo Penta service agreement you protect your investment. Based on your specific application, duty cycle and load profile, all service work can be carefully planned to be as efficient as possible. Your engine is serviced by trained and qualified technicians who know your specific engine and can make sure it’s optimally maintained and runs fuel-efficiently for maximum productivity.
The Volvo Penta marine commercial dealer network of nearly 700 authorized dealers worldwide is constantly being developed to meet your needs and secure the local expertise necessary to keep your business going.
You can always count on us when it comes to maximizing your uptime. Our global dealer network – your first line of contact – is backed up by Volvo Penta Action Service globally, offering assistance 24 hours a day, every day of the year. We will support you all the way through your case and keep you updated on status and progress.
Volvo Penta Action Service
In addition to our normal warranty, you can sign up for our beneficial Extended Coverage program. The program includes the same full coverage as in the standard first year warranty for up to four additional years. It all adds up to even better predictability for your operation – and added peace of mind.