Engine Refit for Mersey Pilot Boat

James Troop supplies two new Volvo Penta engines to upgrade Mersey pilot boat
Merseyside-based engine specialist James Troop & Co has secured a deal to supply and install two Volvo Penta D9 engines to extend the service life of one of Liverpool’s River Mersey pilot boats.
The firm said it was approached by Peel Ports to replace the engines onboard the Fulmar – one of eight Mersey pilot boats. James Troop immediately sent technical manager Alan Railton and engine sales executive Anthony Ward to work with the customer to perform all the necessary onboard checks, measure up and prepare a recommendation.
Operations director Robert Pollock said James Troop was so confident in the performance and reliability of the two Volvo Penta D9 diesel engines supplied that they have given Peel Ports a five-year warranty.

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