Caterpillar Marine receives Type Approval DNV GL certification for Cat Asset Intelligence analytics and monitoring solution

Virginia Beach, VA – Caterpillar Marine has received Type Approval certification from DNV GL for Cat® Asset Intelligence (Cat AI) software, demonstrating Caterpillar’s commitment to quality and customer focus.  Caterpillar provides Cat AI advanced predictive analytics and expert advisory services to ship owners and operators, with onboard and shore based modules, which can be configured for a single vessel or an entire fleet.  Cat AI is focused on increasing uptime, by predicting and avoiding failures and better maintenance planning, and decreasing operating costs, through fuel efficiency and reduced maintenance expense.  With over 40 million hours of equipment analytics experience, Cat Asset Intelligence turns data into actionable information, for Cat and non-Cat equipment including diesel engines as well as non-diesel engine auxiliary equipment.

Driven by the purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.  A certification from DNV GL documents Caterpillar’s commitment to quality, consistency, continual improvement and customer satisfaction. Type Approval of Cat AI provides vital assurance to clients that Cat AI exceeds industry standards and guidelines.

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence Technology Manager, Ken Krooner, said, "We are pleased to announce the Type Approval Certification of our software after working closely with the experts at DNV GL.  DNV GL Type Approval validates Caterpillar’s commitment to quality and to our customers.  The Type Approval gives further comfort to our customers of the quality of our technology and the robustness of our development and engineering processes.”

About Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence

Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence provides digital services and solutions to customers using data analytics and expert advisory services to predict and avoid equipment failures, reduce fuel and energy consumption, and optimize maintenance.  While this offering is relatively new as a part of Caterpillar, the organization has been delivering value to our customers for 15 years and is based on over 40 million hours of machine monitoring experience.  This innovative technology and service offering compliments the Caterpillar Marine products and technologies that are focused on providing the highest level of uptime and the lowest lifecycle cost.  

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About Caterpillar Marine

Caterpillar Marine, with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, groups all the marketing and service activities for Cat and MaK™ marine diesel, dual fuel and gas power and propulsion systems within Caterpillar Inc. The organisation provides premier power solutions in the medium- and high-speed segments with outputs from 93 to 16,800 kW in main propulsion and 10 to 16,100 kWe in marine generator sets as well as a comprehensive portfolio of propulsion solutions. The sales and service network includes more than 2,100 dealer locations world-wide dedicated to support customers in ocean-going, commercial marine and pleasure craft wherever they are.

More information is available at: www.cat.com/marine

About Caterpillar:
For 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent.  Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2015 sales and revenues of $47.011 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.  For more information, visit caterpillar.com.  To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media.

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