From the Chesapeake, Va., North American headquarters of Volvo Penta, company President Martin Bjuve and Jens Bering, vice president, marine sales, discussed how the engine manufacturer is managing Covid-19, the current workboat market, and future trends in the industry.

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Ken Hocke has been the senior editor of WorkBoat since 1999. He was the associate editor of WorkBoat from 1997 to 1999. Prior to that, he was the editor of the Daily Shipping Guide, a transportation daily in New Orleans. He has written for other publications including The Times-Picayune. He graduated from Louisiana State University with an arts and sciences degree, with a concentration in English, in 1978.