Newt Marine Service cares about the environment. Heavily involved in restoring habitats for birds, animals fish habitats along the Missouri and Mississippi Newt Marine Service know firsthand the importance of a rugged, reliable and environmentally friendly engine. When the time came to repower its river tugs, Newt Marine wanted to remain true to the company’s environmentalist roots with an environmentally friendly engine that offered fuel savings, low emissions, and reduced noise whilst also satisfying a need for reliability and ruggedness. Newt Marine Service, Dubuque, Iowa. Powered by Volvo Penta.
Newt Marine’s latest power upgrade was a D13 engine offering 500-horsepower with 1,800 rpm of torque. The D13, a 6-cylinder, 12.8-liter, direct-injected marine diesel engine, meets US EPA Tier III emission regulations. The engine produces low noxious emissions and no visible smoke, regardless of load. An electronic engine management system controls unit injectors and fuel distribution to optimize the fuel-air mixture and improve combustion. The result is high thermal efficiency, reduced exhaust emissions and " the fuel efficiency is unreal” say Company President Carter Newt, with fuel savings that exceed 25 gallons per hour. “We are averaging 13 gallons an hour on the new Volvo Penta engines" says Carter Newt, while "The old engines were right around 38 to 39 gallons per hour.”
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Volvo Penta Oceania Dealers in South Australia:
Anthony Squire Diesel Services
35 Woodlands Terrace, Edwardstown SA 5039
Phone: (08) 8277 1825
Ashbrook Diesel Pty Ltd
14 Elizabeth St, Port Macdonnell SA 5291
Phone: (08) 8738 2028
Can Do Marine
38 Chatfield Terrace, Wallaroo SA 5556
Phone: (08) 8823 3025
56 Robe St, Robe SA 5276
Phone: (08) 8767 2122
West Coast Diesel Service
32 St Andrews Terrace, Port Lincoln SA 5606
Phone: (08) 8682 1753
Volvo Penta Oceania Dealers in Australia:
Aqua Power Marine
9 Hi Tech Place, Seaford VIC 3198
Phone: (03) 8796 3900
Ches Power Group
Barrington Street, Bibra Lake WA 6163
Phone: (08) 6144 3111
Williamson Road, Ingleburn NSW 2565
Phone: (02) 9605 5522
Sustainable Avenue, Bibra Lake WA 6163
Phone: (08) 9418 6961
Alexandra Place, Murarrie Queensland 4172
Phone: (07) 3890 7615
79 Forsyth Street, Fremantle WA 6163
Phone: (08) 9335 9777
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