Electricity afloat with auxiliary products

Electricity afloat with auxiliary products

Our marine engines for auxiliary applications give you low cost of ownership, excellent fuel economy and competitive prices both for engine and parts. Auxiliary engines generate a vessel’s on-board electricity, so they need to be quick to start and feature low noise and low emissions. For heavy duty requirements, such as powering a large fishing vessel’s electrically driven net haul system, you really need the extra power that a dedicated auxiliary engine will give to you– rather than generating electricity from the propulsion engine.

Marine engines are not just for propulsion, they are for auxiliary use, too.

Auxiliary engines generate a vessel’s on-board electricity- and our marine engines for these applications give you low cost of ownership, excellent fuel economy and competitive prices both for the engine and parts. They are quick to start starting and have low noise and low emissions too.

Sailing for limited hours per year, pleasure craft frequently use our engines more often for auxiliary power generation than for propulsion, as they spend a lot of time moored at marinas.

However, for commercial applications, engines for auxiliary use are just as important as those for propulsion.

Electricity generation can be run off the main propulsion engine, which might be suitable for limited lighting on things like pleasure craft. For other vessels, such as a large fishing vessel, the need for electricity goes beyond lighting. For example, if your application needs to power an electrically driven net haul system, you will need the extra punch that a dedicated auxiliary engine can deliver.

Our range of marine auxiliary engines makes sure vessels get the electric power they need, whatever their size.
Jonathan Wellstead, marine sales manager


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