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Redefining Commercial Shipping

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

innovative design and propulsion...

Vertom Group and Volvo Penta are redefining commercial shipping with innovative design and propulsion. Equipped with a Volvo Penta D13 quad installation diesel-electric propulsion system with a Volvo Penta D7 backup and emergency power unit Thecla Bodewes Shipyards has delivered MV Vertom Anette to the Vertom Group. The idea for the new configuration came after shipping company Vertom and ship design and engineering company Groot Ship Design approached Volvo Penta to explore more sustainable alternatives to the traditional single-engine design. Engineered to operate in harsh and often unpredictable environments and a new vision for electrifying commercial shipping Volvo Penta marine gensets are the perfect choice for the Marine Commercial segment.

Designed to optimise performance while reducing its environmental impact in line with the evolving industry sustainability goals the MV Vertom Anette incorporates state-of-the-art technology to ensure maximum fuel efficiency, safety and environmental sustainability. Designed by Thecla Bodewes Shipyards and Groot Ship Design specifically for an electric propulsion system the advanced power management system, minimises energy losses, reduces overall fuel consumption and reduces CO2 emissions. Equipped with the latest navigation systems, energy-efficient propulsion system, and environmentally friendly features, MV Vertom Anette is designed to set new standards in operational efficiency and environmental stewardship.

Information contained within the article and rights of use remain the property of Volvo Penta,  the Volvo Group and Volvo Group Media Relations. Image copyright Vertom Group. No matter where in the world your journey takes you, no matter where your operation is – Volvo Penta is never far away. This article has also referenced information publically available at with keyword search 'thecla bodewes vertom anette' and and Volvo Penta Facebook Videos. To learn more about Volvo Penta’s committment to Electrifying Shipping please navigate to and search Electrifying Commercial Shipping or follow the URL link here: Electrifying Commercial Shipping

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Volvo Penta Oceania Dealers in South Australia: 

Don Morton Marine
Trading as Don Morton Power & Propulsion
Authorised Volvo Penta Distribution Centre
70 Humphries Terrace, Kilkenny SA 5009
Phone: (08) 8347 0011

Anthony Squire Diesel Services
35 Woodlands Terrace, Edwardstown SA 5039
Phone: (08) 8277 1825

Ashbrook Diesel
14 Elizabeth St, Port Macdonnell SA 5291
Phone: (08) 8738 2028

Can Do Marine 
38 Chatfield Terrace, Wallaroo SA 5556
Phone: (08) 8823 3025

Sawley's Auto and Marine 
33 Kennett Street, Kadina SA 5554
Phone: + 61 0412 532 984

West Coast Diesel Service 
32 St Andrews Terrace, Port Lincoln SA 5606
Phone: (08) 8682 1753

Volvo Penta Oceania Centres in Australia:   

Don Morton Marine
Trading as Don Morton Power & Propulsion
Authorised Volvo Penta Distribution Centre

70 Humphries Terrace, Kilkenny SA 5009
Phone: (08) 8347 0011

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

Alexandra Place, Murarrie Queensland 4172
Phone: (07) 3890 7615

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