Monday, July 15, 2024

Cat C280-16 6598HP @1000

Model: Cat C280-16

Brand: Caterpillar

Cat C280-16 Marine Diesel Engine - 6598 HP @ 1000 RPM

Product Description:

The Cat C280-16 is a high-performance marine diesel engine designed for the most demanding marine applications. Delivering an impressive 6598 horsepower at 1000 RPM, this powerhouse embodies Caterpillar’s legendary reliability, efficiency, and durability. The C280-16 is tailored for workboats, ferries, and other commercial vessels that require substantial power while maintaining superior fuel economy and compliance with international emissions standards.


The Cat C280-16 is available starting from $1.6 million. Pricing varies based on customization and additional features required.

Key Features:

  • High Power Output: 6598 HP @1000 RPM, suitable for large maritime vessels.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Optimized for low fuel consumption while maintaining high power output.
  • Emissions Control: Compliant with IMO Tier II/Tier III regulations.
  • Durable Construction: Built with high-quality materials for longevity and reliability in harsh marine environments.
  • Advanced Monitoring Systems: Equipped with Cat’s proprietary monitoring systems for real-time diagnostics and performance assessments.
  • Service Support: Backed by Caterpillar’s extensive global dealer network for maintenance and parts support.

Technical Specifications:

  • Engine Type: 16-cylinder, four-stroke diesel
  • Displacement: 280 mm bore, 300 mm stroke
  • Power Output: 6598 HP (4920 kW) @ 1000 RPM
  • Aspiration: Turbocharged and aftercooled
  • Fuel System: Direct injection
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Cooling System: Heat exchanger systems, keel cooled optional
  • Lubrication System: Gear-driven oil pump with integral cooler
  • Dry Weight: Approximately 61,000 kg (134,482 lbs)
  • Dimensions: L: 5936 mm, W: 2640 mm, H: 4434 mm

Marine Applications:

  1. Workboats: Enhances the capability and efficiency of tugboats, towboats, and other workboats engaged in heavy-duty tasks.
  2. Ferries: Ensures consistent and economical operation for passenger and vehicle ferries, providing reliability and comfort for daily commutes.
  3. Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs): Ideal for OSVs, delivering power and reliability needed for offshore oil and gas industries.
  4. Crew Boats: Ensures swift and efficient transport of crew, maintaining schedules and safety standards.
  5. Fishing Vessels: Supports large commercial fishing operations with reliable and efficient power solutions.
  6. Research Vessels: Provides robust power for vessels undertaking scientific research and exploration.

The Cat C280-16 delivers unmatched power, efficiency, and reliability, making it an exceptional choice for a diverse range of advanced marine applications. Whether it’s working tugs or sophisticated research vessels, the C280-16 stands out as a prime mover in the marine industry.

[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 6598 HP (4919.47kw)
Weight 28500.1 kg (62831.97lbs)
Displacement 295983 cm3 (295.98L, 18061.99in3)
Rated Speed 1000 r/min

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