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Cat C280-16 6169HP @900

Model: Cat C280-16

Brand: Caterpillar

Product Description

Cat C280-16 6169HP @ 900 The Cat C280-16 marine engine is a powerhouse designed to deliver exceptional performance and reliability in marine applications. With a robust power output of 6169 horsepower at 900 RPM, this engine is built for demanding operating conditions and provides unmatched durability, efficiency, and power. Its advanced engineering makes it ideal for both commercial and recreational marine vessels. Ensuring top performance, the Cat C280-16 features state-of-the-art electronic controls and fuel systems, making it an optimal choice for modern marine propulsion needs.


  • Starting Price: $1,500,000 USD

Note: Prices may vary based on configuration, optional features, and regional specifications.

Key Features

  • Power Output: 6169 HP (4600 kW) @ 900 RPM
  • Durable Construction: Designed for maximum reliability and long operational life
  • Fuel Efficiency: Advanced fuel injection technology ensures optimal fuel usage, reducing operational costs.
  • Electronic Control System: Allows for precise engine monitoring and adjustments for improved performance and diagnostics.
  • Emissions Control: Complies with current marine emission regulations ensuring eco-friendly operation.
  • Maintenance Accessibility: Engine components are easily accessible to facilitate routine maintenance and repairs.

Technical Specifications

  • Engine Configuration: 16-cylinder, 280 mm bore
  • Displacement: 1400 liters
  • Aspiration Type: Turbocharged and Aftercooled
  • Compression Ratio: 12.3:1
  • Governor Type: Electronic
  • Maximum Torque: 52,480 Nm @ 800 RPM
  • Fuel System: Unit Injection
  • Cooling System: Heat Exchanger
  • Oil Change Interval: 250 hours
  • Dry Weight: 38,000 kg (approx)

Marine Applications

Commercial Shipping:

  • Cargo Vessels: Providing reliable and efficient propulsion for large cargo carriers on long-haul routes.
  • Tankers: Delivering the necessary power and efficiency for the transportation of liquid cargo.
  • Bulk Carriers: Ensuring robust performance for the movement of bulk cargo over extended journeys.

Passenger Vessels:

  • Cruise Ships: Smooth, efficient, and powerful operation for luxury cruise liners, ensuring enhanced passenger comfort and timely arrivals.
  • Ferries: Reliable and economical operations for ferries that require consistent and powerful propulsion systems.

Offshore Vessels:

  • Supply Vessels: Supporting offshore oil and gas operations with dependable and robust engine performance.
  • Tugboats: Delivering exceptional power for towing and maneuvering other vessels in harbors, docks, or offshore operations.

Fishing Vessels:

  • Trawlers: Efficient and reliable for long, demanding fishing expeditions requiring high power for trawling operations.
  • Factory Ships: Supporting onboard processing capabilities with robust and continuous engine performance.

The Cat C280-16 marine engine represents the pinnacle of marine propulsion technology, providing unparalleled power, efficiency, and reliability to fulfill the demanding needs of contemporary marine applications.

[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 5689.6 mm (224.00in)
Power 6169 HP (4599.61kw)
Weight 28500.1 kg (62831.97lbs)
Displacement 295983 cm3 (295.98L, 18061.99in3)
Rated Speed 900 r/min

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