Sustainability News


DISCOVER WHY THIS EASY-TO-OPERATE, EASY-TO-MAINTAIN TECHNOLOGY MAKES THE MOST SENSE ON INLAND WATERWAYS. When you’re choosing an engine for your vessel that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final standards, your choices come down to this: engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology or engines with Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) technology.


Every Cat® product returned to us is disassembled and remanufactured to function like it just left the line, but is offered at a fraction of the factory cost. And each one you buy is backed by our full parts warranty. Ask your local dealer about purchasing Reman parts and complete engines.

The circular economy at work

Volvo Penta is giving new life to engines and drivelines through remanufacturing, reinforcing sustainability at the same time. The trend towards a circular economy is only continuing to increase worldwide, which is in turn inspiring new practices across the boating industry. We are seeing surges in used boat sales, exploration towards sustainable manufacturing and build processes, as well as efforts to recycle and take care of older, abandoned boats for new use.

Considering an All-electric Future

One can hardly read industry news these days without seeing mention of hybrid vessels or batteries. We’ve all heard the praise and the pitfalls discussed by proponents and critics alike.

First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel to Sport Wärtsilä Gear

Finland-based marine engine and technology provider Wärtsilä has been tasked to equip the first Taiwan-built offshore wind installation vessel - the Green Jade - with "a broad scope" of its solutions.

First electro-hydrogen production boat to debut at Cannes

Energy Observer Developments will present its hydrogen fuel cell technology integrated with a new 40-foot open boat developed with Hynova Yachts as a dayboat or superyacht launch

Volvo Penta commits to WWF’s Climate Savers program through today’s technology

Manufacturer’s IPS technology becomes engine for change as part of WWF Climate Savers program

DNV GL Grants AiP for Hydrogen Electric System

In November 2019, electric mobility solutions provider eCap began a partnership with fuel cell technologies company Re-Fire Technology for the joint development of cross-sector fuel cell projects.

High Speed Transfers Orders Hybrid Crew Transfer Vessel

High Speed Transfers, a UK-based offshore Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) provider,  is expanding its fleet with a new hybrid CTV.

Mastry Repower Helping Boaters Go Green

Mastry Engine Centers have announced that they have developed a program to help owners of older two-stroke outboards make the right decision to trade-up to a clean burning, smooth running, quiet Suzuki four-stroke outboard.