News & Projects


Superior Diesel, Inc. is Now Western Branch Diesel

In September 2017, Portsmouth, Virginia-based Western Branch Diesel acquired Superior Diesel, Inc. of North Charleston, SC. Superior Diesel is excited to announce effective June 1, 2019, it will begin the process of transitioning its name and branding to ‘Western Branch Diesel’ and will become the first Western Branch Diesel location

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Fuel Efficiency, Low Noise

Miss Anne, a tug built in the 1950s, has been repowered with twin Volvo Penta D16C-MHengines. The repower project began in June 2015 when Bill Magann, president, W.F. Magann Corp., approached Western Branch Diesel in Portsmouth, Virginia, about re-energizing Miss Anne. The new engines have brought revived energy and increased performance

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10th Annual Hampton Roads Maintenance Show

The 10th Annual Hampton Roads Buildings Engineering and Facility Maintenance Show is coming to the Hampton Roads Convention Center on May 8. The Hampton Roads Buildings Engineering and Facility Maintenance Show serves the needs of buildings and facilities engineering and management professionals from the greater Hampton Roads region. It’s free

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VTCA Spring Transportation Conference

The Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance Conference is coming to Downtown Norfolk. The statewide conference and trade show will take place April 10 – 12 at Hilton Norfolk The Main. The annual spring conference invites those involved in the construction, engineering, and aggregate industries to gather and learn about the latest tools, materials,

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New CABO 41 is Powered by Volvo Penta Inboards

Volvo Penta has been chosen to be the standard propulsion system supplier for the CABO 41 sportfishing yacht, which made its debut at the 2019 Miami International Boat Show this week. The first CABO 41 is fitted with twin Volvo Penta 11-liter 725 hp diesels and Electronic Vessel Control (EVC),

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