Volvo Penta Names New Dealer in Dominican Republic

IBC Shipyard Will Provide Sales and Service Support for Volvo Penta Products.
Volvo Penta Names New Dealer in Dominican Republic

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – April 1, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) Volvo Penta today announced the appointment of Inversiones Bastilla de Caribe IBC Shipyard (IBC) as a full-service dealer for its marine gas and diesel engines and drive systems in the Dominican Republic.
Located in the Marina Chavon at Casa de Campo Resort on the south coast of the Dominican Republic, IBC is strategically located in the Caribbean close to the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Jamaica and Venezuela. IBC, part of IB Nautica Group, is the exclusive dealer for Azimut and Benetti yachts, as well as Chris-Craft and other well-known brands. The company’s shipyard has 100,000 sq. ft. of working area, including a 120-ton travel lift, 25-ton motorized trailer, dock service for vessels of all sizes, including megayachts, and extensive engine and mechanical repair facilities.
“The appointment of IBC Shipyard is another step in our ongoing strategic plan to expand our sales and service distribution channels in the Caribbean,” said Marcia Kull, Volvo Penta vice president, marine sales for North America. “Mauro Caslini and his team at IBC have many years of dedicated focus on marine customer satisfaction. We are pleased to have IBC Shipyard as Volvo Penta’s newest member of our growing dealer network in this important region.”

For further information, please contact:

Lindsy Shrewsberry
Volvo Penta of the Americas
Phone: +1 (757) 436 2800