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Pushboats, Tugs & Assist Vessels
ASSIST VESSELS “Offshore wind farms will require a fleet of specialized support ves- sels, and Volvo Penta is ready to answer the call with our proven IPS technology. We have a great deal of real-world experience in this sec- tor and excellent relationships with naval architects, shipyards and operators. We believe we are well positioned to meet the demand as the North American market opens over the next few years.” – Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas 160,000 full-time jobs by 2050.
The American Wind Energy Asso- ciation (AWEA) said, “U.S. offshore wind will clearly be an American in- dustry, drawing on the wealth of ex- pertise in the U.S. offshore oil and gas and onshore wind sectors. It will also bene