The first leg of the world’s toughest bluewater race, the Volvo Ocean Race, begins Saturday morning when the seven-yacht fleet sets off from Alicante, Spain, bound for Cape Town, South Africa.
Volvo Penta, of Sweden, is a global supplier of marine recreational and commercial engines and power systems.
Volvo Penta said the Fort Ripley, a new offshore emergency response boat that is entering service in Charleston, S.C., is the first commercial vessel in North America to be powered by triple Volvo Penta IPS drives.
Thomas Paine, the new 50-foot aluminum patrol boat that joined the Massachusetts Environmental Police fleet in July, is the first commercial vessel in North America to be powered by Volvo Penta IPS propulsion.
Volvo Penta of the Americas announced a three-year factory warranty for its line of remanufactured marine gasoline engine blocks.
Metal Shark Boats is now offering Volvo Penta diesel sterndrives on its 29 Defiant patrol boats.
Cobalt Boats and Volvo Penta are partnering to enhance a new iPad app that was designed exclusively for Cobalt dealers.
Volvo Penta’s Glass Cockpit concept earned the company a third Asian Marine and Boating Award for most innovative company.
Volvo Penta named the Inversiones Bastilla de Caribe IBC Shipyard as a full-service dealer for its marine gas and diesel engines and drive systems in the Dominican Republic.
Volvo Penta of the Americas has announced two key appointments to its management team. The company named Ed Monacchio vice president of distribution development in the Americas and Gabriel Barsalini general manager in South America. Volvo Penta said Monacchio will focus on improving the density and competency of the distribution network for marine and industrial…more
Volvo Penta of the Americas is offering customers an oil analysis program designed to make it easy to obtain expert diagnostics on engine oil. The program is available for all Volvo Penta diesel and gas engines.