Volvo Penta on the Move

When one of the world’s largest wind farm operators requested a hybrid-powered crew transfer vessel, they looked to Volvo Penta for propulsion options. The end result utilizes electric Inboard Performance Systems, five variable-speed Volvo D8 gensets and two D13 diesel engines. A battery pack will complement the power to support peak-shaving and allow the vessel to operate in full electric mode at low speeds.
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