Volvo Penta IPS installations mark a milestone, for customers and for the environment

Volvo Penta says that its Inboard Performance System (IPS) is an example of a technology that takes a significant step forward in increasing efficiency and reducing emissions, while also continuing to improve

Robotic vessels

VIDEO: Ocean Infinity orders a fleet of robot ships

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity, which specializes in seafloor analysis and oceanography services, has placed an order with Norwegian aluminum workboat specialist Grovfjord Mek. Verksted (GMV) for what it calls “an armada”

Armstrong Marine delivers catamaran research vessel

Armstrong Marine USA, Port Angeles, Wash., has delivered a new 42 foot by 16 foot catamaran research vessel, Benthic Cat, to Orca Maritime, Inc., Imperial Beach, Calif., after successful launch and sea

VIDEO: Ferry operator says Volvo Penta engines deliver big fuel savings

“We estimate we have saved nearly 3,500 gallons of fuel per year with Volvo Penta engines,” says Deon Glover, chief operating officer of Norfolk by Boat, which operates three aluminum ferries on

Volvo Penta reengineers D4 and D6 propulsion systems

Volvo Penta has totally re-engineered its line of D4 and D6 marine propulsion systems from with redesigned engines, new sterndrive, updated IPS drive and a new Electronic Vessel Control (EVC) system. “The

VIDEO: Fireboat for Kuwait is packed with innovations

A FireStorm 50’ fireboat delivered by Kingston, Ontario, headquartered MetalCraft Marine Inc. (MCM) to the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate incorporates the very latest in technology available for fire fighting and search and

VIDEO: Marell debuts high speed Volvo Penta powered patrol boat

Volvo Penta and Swedish boatbuilder Marell have joined forces to create the new Marell M15 patrol boat, a durable vessel designed for anti-piracy operations, border control, intelligence gathering, maritime security, and force

Virginia Pilots order ninth Gladding-Hearn launch

The Virginia Pilot Association has ordered a Chesapeake Class launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Somerset, Mass. The vessel will be the association’s ninth pilot boat built by the shipyard since 1983. Since the

VIDEO: Belle Chasse opts for Volvo Penta for launch repowers

Harahan, La., headquartered Belle Chasse Marine Transportation, the largest launch service on the Lower Mississippi, puts a lot of hours on its fleet of crew and supply boats, which run day and

Hannes Norrgren named new CEO of Humphree

Volvo Penta reports that Hannes Norrgren has been appointed the new CEO of Swedish marine technology provider Humphree, which specializes in trim and stabilization systems for boat control. Volvo Penta became Humphree’s