Monday, July 15, 2024

Cat C280-12 4640HP @900

Model: Cat C280-12

Brand: Caterpillar

Product Description:

The Cat C280-12 is a robust, high-performance marine engine engineered for optimal durability, reliability, and fuel efficiency. Delivering an impressive 4640 horsepower at 900 RPM, this powerhouse is specially designed to meet the rigorous demands of marine applications. Whether it's for commercial vessels, offshore support vessels, or governmental applications, the Cat C280-12 provides unmatched power and dependability. Combining advanced technology with Caterpillar’s renowned quality, this engine ensures superior performance and reduced operating costs over the long haul.


The Cat C280-12 4640HP @900 is priced at approximately $1,950,000. Please note that costs may vary based on custom configurations and additional features.

Key Features:

  1. High Power Density: Delivers 4640HP at 900 RPM, providing extraordinary propulsion power.
  2. Durable Construction: Built with high-strength materials for maximum longevity and reliability.
  3. Advanced Fuel System: Optimized for fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, ensuring compliance with international marine regulations.
  4. Ease of Maintenance: Designed for simple maintenance procedures to reduce downtime and labor costs.
  5. Customizable Options: Multiple configurations and customization options available to fit specific marine needs.
  6. Innovative Cooling System: Advanced cooling mechanisms to maintain optimal operating temperatures, increasing engine lifespan.
  7. Noise and Vibration Control: Engineered for quieter operation and minimal vibration, enhancing onboard comfort and safety.

Technical Specifications:

  • Engine Type: 4-Stroke, Turbocharged and Aftercooled (TA)
  • Configuration: V12
  • Displacement: 161 L (9,842 cubic inches)
  • Bore: 280 mm (11.02 inches)
  • Stroke: 300 mm (11.81 inches)
  • Power Output: 4640 HP (3458 kW) @ 900 RPM
  • Aspiration: Turbocharged and aftercooled
  • Fuel System: Electronic Unit Injection (EUI)
  • Cooling System: Heat exchanger or keel cooling
  • Governor: Electronic
  • Emission Standards: Complies with IMO Tier II regulations

Marine Applications:

  1. Commercial Shipping: Suitable for cargo vessels, tankers, and bulk carriers requiring reliable main propulsion.
  2. Offshore Support Vessels: Powering vessels that serve oil rigs and other offshore platforms, ensuring they can handle rigorous operations.
  3. Fishing Vessels: Ideal for trawlers and other large fishing boats that demand high power for long durations.
  4. Governmental and Military Vessels: Provides dependable power for patrol boats, research vessels, and other governmental marine applications.
  5. Ferry Services: Ensures punctual and efficient operation, handling regular travel routes with ease.
  6. Workboats: Suitable for tugs, dredgers, and other workboats owing to its rugged build and reliability.

The Cat C280-12 4640HP @900 is the epitome of marine engineering excellence, ensuring that you get unparalleled power, efficiency, and reliability for your maritime needs.

[Product Type: Engine]

Product Specifications

Stroke 299.72 mm (11.80in)
Bore 279.40 mm (11.00in)
Height 3403.6 mm (134.00in)
Width 2032.00 mm (80.00in)
Length 4622.8 mm (182.00in)
Power 4640 HP (3459.58kw)
Weight 25980 kg (57276.10lbs)
Displacement 221979 cm3 (221.98L, 13545.99in3)
Rated Speed 900 r/min

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