AML Makani Loa

AML Makani Loa barge launch

Project Details

The Makani Loa was constructed at Gunderson Marine & Iron in Portland, OR, and launched on March 2, 2024.  Lynden’s Aloha Marine Lines will use the new barge to serve the Seattle to Hawaii market.

AML’s specifications called for an enclosed unit with a detached radiator. Our engineers collaborated with them to fulfill their request, and a custom unit and radiator were delivered.


  • BOLLARD 65kW Remote Radiator Cooled Generator
  • BOLLARD custom sound enclosure
  • Genset built with John Deere 4045TFM85 Tier III Diesel Marine Engine
  • GenDrive: Marathon Mariner
  • BOLLARD digital control panel w/ J1939 diagnostics, AC monitoring