Marine Applications

Commercial tug boat moving towards city ports
 

Commercial

Just because it’s work, doesn’t mean it has to be hard. Western Brand Diesel offers a full engine range to ensure we cover all your needs from fishing to towing. Engines from MTU and Volvo Penta provide power, reliability, and efficiency, making your job easier.

Commercial tug boat moving towards city ports
Yacht equipped with MTU engine cruising through clear waters
 

Leisure

MTU and Volvo Penta supply premium propulsion solutions, service, and support. Our engine solutions are innovative, intuitive, and user-friendly. Quality and safety are the priority in everything we do to make your time on the water easy, enjoyable, and fun.

Yacht equipped with MTU engine cruising through clear waters
Volvo Penta Proven Success case study featuring a repower project on Miss Anne
Case Study

Fuel efficiency, low noise.

A tug originally built in the 1950’s has been repowered with twin Volvo Penta D16C-MH engines. The repower project began in June 2015 when the President of W.F Magann Corp. approached Western Branch Diesel in Portsmouth, VA to re-energize Miss Anne.

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MTU case study on their involvement with Viking yachts
Case Study

MTU engines keep Viking yachts moving at full throttle

In the luxury sportfishing industry, Viking yachts are making waves. “Building a better boat every day” is the company philosophy to exemplify their passion towards design, craftsmanship, and performance. Below deck, MTU engines meet the high expectations of Viking’s founders and boat owners around the world.

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Applications team oversees the installation of two engines
 

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