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Campbell Transportation Opts for More Efficient Mitsubishi Marine Diesel Engines

New Orleans, LA - Campbell Transportation, one of the largest marine transportation companies in the United States, has completed a major repower, moving away from the 850 horsepower Cummins KTA38 and toward the 850 horsepower Mitsubishi S12A2 Marine Diesel Engine, provided by Laborde Products.

“We have had great success with the Mitsubishi engines and are excited to add a few more to our growing fleet”, said, Michael Pilgrim, Campbell Transportation's Director of Marine Maintenance. The Mitsubishi Marine S12A2, high-performance engine is designed to be both reliable and efficient. The S12A2 delivers improved fuel economy and more uptime as compared to its predecessor, the Cummins KTA38.

Trace Laborde, Vice President of Sales at Laborde Products, said, "We are honored to have partnered with Campbell Transportation on this repower project. The Mitsubishi S12A2 engine is an excellent choice for marine transportation companies seeking to optimize their operations and increase efficiency. We are confident that Campbell Transportation will experience many years of dependable and efficient performance with their new engines."

Laborde Products specializes in the marine and industrial industries, distributing commercial engines and related products built for a multitude of operations. Working together with time-tested manufacturers such as Mitsubishi, Yanmar, Hatz, Scania and Steyr, the Laborde team dedicates itself to delivering products and services that are unmatched in quality and reliability. Laborde Products provides service, training, and parts support from its offices in Covington, LA, and Houston, TX.