Tag: Volvo Penta

Fifth Daufuskie Island Ferry Scheduled for Repower

Fifth Daufuskie Island Ferry Scheduled for Repower With four of the Daufuskie Island ferries repowered, Richard Inglis, director of transportation, Daufuskie Island Ferry service, is looking to repower a fifth ferry, the Haig Point IV, as well as a water taxi. Beginning in 2016, the ferry company began working with Ken Cotte, territory manager, Western [...]
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Easy Boating Features Offer Major Benefits to Customers

Easy Boating Features Offer Major Benefits to Customers Johnson & Towers and Western Branch Diesel, part of Indel Power Group, are both authorized Volvo Penta Marine Power Centers in their respective territories. Volvo Penta, a leader in the marine engine industry, offers customers information and convenience at their fingertips through their Easy Boating Features. “Volvo [...]
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Second Life for M/V Bus Brown

With two locations along the Kanawha River in West Virginia and one along the upper Ohio River, Amherst Madison, Inc., is an employee-owned business focusing on marine towing, construction, and repair. Tim Spencer, director of vessel maintenance and engineering, managed the repower of the M/V Bus Brown, which is primarily used by the company’s construction […]

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Volvo Penta Engines Providing Power & Reliability to Ferries

Volvo Penta Engines Providing Power & Reliability to Ferries To get to Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, you need a boat. The special thing about the island is that it offers a glimpse, for visitors and residents, of what sea islands were like before bridges, causeways and development. Richard Inglis, Director of Transportation for Haig Point, located on [...]
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Repowering Boats with Volvo Penta – A Johnson & Towers Specialty

We recently had the opportunity to repower two Volvo Penta powered vessels: a 28’ Carolina Classic and a 50’ workboat. Pension Plan Since 2005, twin Volvo Penta D4-260s powered the Carolina Classic, affectionately named Pension Plan. After many years of reliable service, Pension Plan retired her original engines and replaced them with twin Volvo Penta [...]
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NEW VOLVO PENTA-POWERED VIKING 44 CONVERTIBLE

VOLVO PENTA POWERS THE NEW VIKING 44 CONVERTIBLE JOHNSON & TOWERS SUPPORTS INSTALL AND TESTING OF TWIN INBOARD 1,000hp DIESELS In sea trials, the twin Volvo Penta D13-1000 diesels met or exceeded all expectations, according to Chris Landry, director of communications at Viking Yachts. “The boat achieved top speeds of over 38 knots, with a [...]
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