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Volvo Penta supplies engine and drive systems for Gladding-Hearn pilot boat

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Volvo Penta has supplied the integrated engine and drive systems for the new Chesapeake-class MKII launch delivered this month by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding to the Tampa Bay Pilots Association. The 52.7-ft. 28-knot pilot boat, designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates, is powered by twin Volvo Penta D11 six-cylinder 503 hp diesel engines with IPS2 drives and Volvo Penta EVC ...

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