Saturday, July 13, 2024

Cat 3508B 960HP @1600

Model: Cat 3508B

Brand: Caterpillar

Product Description:

Cat 3508B Marine Engine - 960HP @ 1600 RPM

Experience the power, reliability, and efficiency of the Cat 3508B Marine Engine, designed to elevate your vessel's performance to unprecedented levels. Built to excel in the toughest marine environments, the Cat 3508B marine engine delivers an impressive 960 horsepower at 1600 RPM, making it ideal for commercial, pleasure craft, and various other marine applications. Renowned for its robust construction and advanced engineering, this engine is synonymous with durability, optimal performance, and cost-effectiveness.


Key Features:

  • High Performance: With 960 horsepower at 1600 RPM, this engine provides superior power and efficiency.
  • Durability: Constructed with heavy-duty materials to withstand harsh marine environments and extend engine life.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Advanced fuel-delivery systems minimize consumption while maintaining high performance, optimizing operational costs.
  • Quiet Operation: Engineered to reduce noise levels, enhancing onboard comfort.
  • Ease of Maintenance: Simplified design and high-quality components ensure straightforward servicing and reduced downtime.
  • Environmental Compliance: Meets rigorous marine emission standards for a greener footprint.
  • Versatile Marine Applications: Suitable for a range of vessels including tugboats, ferries, and fishing boats.

Technical Specifications:

  • Engine Model: Cat 3508B
  • Configuration: V-8, 4-stroke-cycle Diesel
  • Displacement: 34.5 liters (2105 cubic inches)
  • Aspiration: Turbocharged and Aftercooled (TA)
  • Bore: 170 mm (6.69 inches)
  • Stroke: 190 mm (7.48 inches)
  • Horsepower: 960 HP (715 kW) @ 1600 RPM
  • Peak Torque: 4400 nm @ 1200 RPM
  • Fuel System: MEUI (Mechanically-Electronically Unit Injectors)
  • Governor Control: Electronic (ADEM™ A3)
  • Cooling System: Heat Exchanger or Keel Cooled
  • Lubricating System: Wet Sump
  • Weight: Approximately 7,540 kg (16,628 lbs)
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 2438 x 1651 x 1879 mm (96 x 65 x 74 inches)
  • Emission Standards: IMO Tier II compliant
  • Price: $245,000 USD

Marine Applications:

The Cat 3508B is an exceptionally versatile marine engine that can be deployed in various applications like:

  1. Commercial Vessels:

    • Tugboats: Providing the necessary thrust and power for maneuvering large ships in tight spaces.
    • Ferries: Ensuring reliable and efficient operation for passenger and vehicle transport.
  2. Fishing Boats:

    • Trawlers: Offering dependable performance for long-haul fishing expeditions.
    • Crabbers: Meeting the high power demands of hauling heavy loads from the ocean floor.
  3. Work Boats:

    • Supply Vessels: Assisting in the transportation of goods and materials to offshore platforms.
    • Dredgers: Providing the necessary power for excavation activities in marine environments.
  4. Pleasure Craft:

    • Luxury Yachts: Delivering the perfect blend of power and comfort for marine leisure activities.

Additional Accessories:

  • Optional Gearbox
  • Custom Exhaust Systems
  • Power Take-Off (PTO) Units

Note that prices are indicative and might vary based on customizations and dealer locations.


Invest in the Cat 3508B marine engine for a power-packed, reliable, and efficient solution tailored to suit a variety of marine applications. With unmatched durability and a legacy of excellence from Caterpillar, this engine stands as a preferred choice for marine professionals worldwide.

[Product Type: Engine]

Product Specifications

Stroke 190.50 mm (7.50in)
Bore 170.18 mm (6.70in)
Height 1803.4 mm (71.00in)
Width 1704.34 mm (67.10in)
Length 2308.86 mm (90.90in)
Power 960 HP (715.78kw)
Weight 5215.86 kg (11499.00lbs)
Displacement 34494.8 cm3 (34.49L, 2105.00in3)
Rated Speed 1600 r/min

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