Monitoring the performance of engines is a critical part of the marine industry. In the modern marine operating environment, an onboard engineer traditionally monitors the engine room from a safe control room or even from the bridge. But recently, technology has begun to shift toward the remote monitoring practices that are commonplace in other industries.
In this paper, Product Support Director for Cat® Marine Power Products P. Jaime Tetrault examines the processes and technologies necessary to implement an Advanced Condition Monitoring system for the marine industry.
As the marine industry’s leading provider of medium and high-speed marine diesel engines, generator sets and auxiliary engines, Caterpillar is committed to making progress possible for global marine customers.Learn More