Sunday, July 14, 2024

Cat C280-6 2481HP @1000

Model: Cat C280-6

Brand: Caterpillar

Product Description

Introducing the Cat C280-6 Marine Diesel Engine, engineered for exceptional performance and reliability in the most demanding marine environments. Boasting an impressive output of 2,481 horsepower at 1,000 RPM, this engine is designed to deliver robust power for commercial and recreational marine vessels. With advanced engineering, superior fuel efficiency, and reduced emissions, the Cat C280-6 sets a new standard for marine propulsion.

Whether powering a commercial fishing fleet, a luxury yacht, or an offshore support vessel, the Cat C280-6 provides the reliability and efficiency needed to keep operations running smoothly. Built with a modular design for ease of maintenance and featuring state-of-the-art technology, this marine engine ensures long-term durability and lower total cost of ownership.


  • Estimated Price: $650,000

Note: Price can vary based on customization, optional features, and regional pricing differences. Contact your local dealer for exact pricing.

Key Features

  • High Performance: Delivers 2,481 horsepower at 1,000 RPM for robust marine propulsion.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Designed to maximize fuel efficiency, reducing operating costs.
  • Long Service Intervals: Engineered for extended service intervals, minimizing downtime.
  • Emissions Compliance: Meets the latest IMO (International Maritime Organization) emission regulations.
  • Modular Design: Facilitates easier maintenance and repair, reducing service time and costs.
  • Advanced Monitoring Systems: Integrated digital controls and diagnostics for real-time performance monitoring.

Technical Specifications

  • Engine Type: 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled, Diesel Engine
  • Number of Cylinders: 6
  • Bore & Stroke: 280 x 300 mm (11.02 x 11.81 in)
  • Displacement: 131.48 L (8,027.5 in³)
  • Compression Ratio: 14.7:1
  • Rated Power: 2,481 HP (1,850 kW) @ 1,000 RPM
  • Fuel System: Direct Injection
  • Air System: Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)
  • Cooling System: Heat Exchanger or Keel Cooling
  • Weight (Dry): Approximately 27,800 kg (61,287 lbs)
  • Length: 7,587 mm (298.7 in)
  • Width: 1,863 mm (73.4 in)
  • Height: 3,282 mm (129.2 in)

Marine Applications

  • Commercial Vessels: Ideal for heavy-duty commercial fishing boats, tugs, and supply vessels requiring consistent and reliable power.
  • Luxury Yachts: Provides the high-performance and durability needed for luxury yacht propulsion.
  • Offshore Support Vessels: Suitable for offshore platforms, supply boats, and anchor handling tug supply vessels.
  • Ferry Services: Delivers reliable operation for passenger and vehicle ferry services.
  • Cargo Ships: Powers bulk carriers, tankers, and containerships requiring robust and fuel-efficient performance.
  • Dredgers: Provides the critical power required for dredging operations, ensuring efficient material handling and transport.

The Cat C280-6 is not merely an engine; it's a powerhouse built to meet and exceed the rigorous demands of modern marine operations. Investing in this engine ensures that you receive a robust, reliable, and efficient solution for your marine propulsion needs.

[Product Type: Engine]

Product Specifications

Stroke 299.72 mm (11.80in)
Bore 279.40 mm (11.00in)
Height 2743.2 mm (108.00in)
Width 1803.40 mm (71.00in)
Length 4013.2 mm (158.00in)
Power 2481 HP (1849.83kw)
Weight 15647.1 kg (34495.95lbs)
Displacement 110990 cm3 (110.99L, 6773.03in3)
Rated Speed 1000 r/min

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