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Commercial Propulsion Engines

Engine uptime is critical for you, your crew, your clients and your bottom line. Industry-leading technology allows Caterpillar to create the most reliable commercial engines for a variety of applications. From tugs and container vessels to sport fishers, Cat marine engines have demonstrated their efficiency throughout the years. With remarkable reliability and durability, these engines will exceed your expectations for decades to come.

ModelPower RangeSpeed RangeConfiguration
C9.3 Commercial Propulsion Engine375-476 bhp (280-355 bkW)1800-2300 rpmIn-line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
C12340-490 bhp (254-366 bkW)1800-2300 rpmIn-line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
ModelPower RangeSpeed RangeAspiration
3406C365-400 bhp (272-298 bkW)1800 rpmTAVIEW
ModelPower RangeSpeed RangeConfiguration
C18 ACERT IMO II454-715 bhp (339-533 bkW)1800-2100 rpmIn-line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
C18 ACERT Tier 3469-1001 bhp (350-747 bkW)1800-2300 rpmIn-line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
C32 ACERT IMO II660-1450 bhp (492-1081 bkW)1600-2300 rpmVee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
ModelPower RangeSpeed RangeEmissions
C32 ACERT Tier 3750-1800 bhp (559-1342 bkW)1600-2300 rpmEPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU IWVIEW
ModelPower RangeSpeed RangeConfiguration
3508B775-1500 bhp (578-1118 bkW)1200-1925 rpmVee 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
3508C775-1100 bhp (578-820 bkW)1200-1600 rpmVee 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
3512B1100-2250 bhp (820-1678 bkW)1200-1925 rpmVee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
3512C IMO II1280-2551 bhp (955-1902 bkW)1200 rpm, 1600 rpm, 1800 rpmVee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
ModelPower RangeSpeed RangeEmissions
3512C Tier 31340-2366 bhp (1000-1765 bkW)1600-1800 rpmEPA Tier 3, IMO IIVIEW
ModelPower RangeSpeed RangeConfiguration
3516B1650-3000 bhp (1230-2237 bkW)1200-1800 rpmVee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
3516C IMO II1650-3386 bhp (1230-2525 bkW)1200-1800 rpmVee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
3516C Tier 32131-2675 bhp (1590-1995 bkW)1600 rpmVee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
3516C Tier 43003-3150 bhp (2240-2350 bkW)1800 rpmVee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
C175-162683-3420 bhp (2001-2550 bkW)1600-1800 rpmVee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
C280-62320-2722 bhp (1730-2030 bkW)900-1000 rpmIn-line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
C280-83084-3393 bhp (2300-2530 bkW)900 rpmIn-line 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
C280-124640-5096 bhp (3460-3800 bkW)900 rpmVee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle DieselVIEW
ModelPower RangeSpeed RangeEmissions
M 20 C1020-1800 kW900-1000 rpmIMO IIVIEW
M 25 E Propulsion Engine2100-3150 kW720-750 rpmIMO IIVIEW
M 25 C1740-3000 kW720-750 rpmIMO IIVIEW
M 32 C2880-4500 kW600 rpmIMO IIVIEW
VM 32 C6000-8000 kW720-750 rpmIMO IIVIEW
M 32 E Propulsion3300 - 4950 kW720-750 rpmIMO IIVIEW
VM 32 E Propulsion6360 - 8960 kW720/750 rpmIMO IIVIEW
M 34 DF Propulsion Engine3060-4770 bkW720 / 750 rpmIMO IIVIEW
M 43 C6000 - 9450 kW500-514 rpmIMO IIVIEW
VM 43 C12000 - 16800 kW500-514 rpmIMO IIVIEW
M 46 DF5400 - 8685 kW500 / 514 rpmIMO II in diesel mode / IMO III in gas modeVIEW
VM 46 DF Propulsion10800 - 15440 kW500 / 514 rpmIMO II in diesel mode / IMO III in gas modeVIEW

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