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VOLVO PENTA tries, Volvo Penta, part of the Volvo

Group, is a global manufacturer of engines and compete power systems for leisure marine, for leisure marine, commercial marine and industrial applications. The en-plications. The en- gine range comprises diesel and gasoline engines with pow-engines with pow- er outputs from 10 to 1,000 hp. Volvo Penta of the Ameri-Penta of the Ameri- cas, based in Virginia, is responsible for North America, or North America,

South America, Central America and the Caribbean.he Caribbean.

Volvo Penta’s product line for the North American North American commercial and SOLAS marine market includes 3- to ket includes 3- to 16-liter Tier 3 diesel engines in inboard, sterndrive and rd, sterndrive and

IPS con? gurations, as well as gensets and auxiliary en-andauxiliaryen- gines for fuel pumps and other applications. Key market segments for Volvo Penta globally include Coast Guard and patrol boats, pilot boats, short-sea and river trans- marine battery and electric driveline solutions supplier port, crew and supply vessels, research vessels, passenger ZEM AS. And, in collaboration with Danfoss Editron, ferries and sightseeing vessels, workboats, tugs and tow- Volvo Penta is powering two hybrid windfarm support ves- boats, self-propelled and articulated barges, commercial sels using pilot technology. These vessels, which will soon ? shing boats and wind farm vessels. Volvo Penta’s marine go into operation in the UK, are an innovative combina- diesel engines provide higher torque out of the hole, su- tion of integrated electric Volvo Penta IPS, state-of-the-art perior performance at all rpm ranges and the lowest costs gensets and advanced vessel management systems. of ownership with better fuel ef? ciency, longer service life New engines and services for 2021 include a new D16 and less downtime on the job. IMO Tier III /U.S. EPA Tier 3 package, updated D13 so-

Volvo Penta is also leading the way into a more sustain- lutions, upgraded D8 and D13 engines to meet EU Stage able future. Parent company Volvo Group has announced V marine emissions for Inland Waterways and the Volvo targets to reach net-zero value chain emissions by 2040 at Penta Inboard Performance System (IPS) and IMO III the latest, and the pathway to reach the goals of the Paris technology. The company will also soon bring to market a

Climate Agreement has now been validated by the Science D8 IMO III for rating 1 and 2.

Based Targets Initiative. Volvo Penta is developing action Notable commercial marine wins in North America this plans to secure the commitment in its business. year have included new boats for the Virginia and Mary-

The company continues to invest in its core products to land pilot associations, including IPS and inboard con? gu- improve ef? ciency, reduce fuel consumption and minimize rations, and retro? ts for a ? eet of river tugs. Volvo Penta emissions. At the same time, Volvo Penta is boosting its has also sold 3 D8MG IMO III engines for a passenger investment in sustainable technologies with a strong fo- vessel in Canada. The company continues to pursue op- cus on hybrid, electric and renewable fuels. Volvo Penta portunities with builders and operators of crew boats for expanded its electromobility capabilities, experience and the burgeoning offshore wind turbines industry in North range by becoming the majority shareholder of Norwegian America based on a proven track record in global markets. MN 15|

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