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Our engines and generators power a variety of vessels working throughout America’s inland waterways. Designed for durability and efficiency, they’re the dependable choice for operators who demand the best, without complication.

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Durable and efficient power

Inland marine operations involve the movement of goods and services through rivers, canals, and other inland waterways. These operations are crucial for the transportation industry, connecting ports and inland locations efficiently.

To support these demanding operations, Laborde Products offers powerful and reliable engines. Our best sellers for this market include the S6R2-Y3MPTAW (800hp), S12R-Y3MPTAW-6 (1100hp), and S12R-Y3MPTAW-3 (1260hp). Operators like Canal Barge Line and Chem Carriers rely on these engines to get the job done on inland waterways.

What Our Customers Are Saying

The installation of Mitsubishi S16R engines for M/V Ned Merrick modernizes the vessel’s mechanical equipment for both improved emissions and more efficient operations,” said Lane. “Repowers are an important piece of our Fleet of the Future planning and we are thankful for our partnership with Laborde. David Lane, Senior VP of Marketing at Canal Barge Company
The increased power and simplicity has greatly benefitted M/V Integrity in both its maneuverability and maintainability,” said Lane. “We value our partnership with Laborde and look forward to our next repower… David Lane, Senior VP of Marketing at Canal Barge Company