Caterpillar Opens Order Board for Cat® 3516C Tier 4 Certified Solutions

Lafayette, IN – Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce the open order board of the Cat® 3516C United States EPA Tier 4 propulsion, auxiliary and diesel electric propulsion (DEP) power solutions. In addition to being EPA Tier 4 certified, the 3516C solutions are IMO II certified and IMO III compliant. The Cat 3516C Tier 4 certified engine is available in a ‘B’ rating of 2240 bKW @ 1800 rpm and a ‘C’ rating of 2350 bKW @1800 rpm. An auxiliary engine is available in a rating of 2250 ekW @ 1800 rpm. Finally, the diesel electric propulsion solution is available in a 2250 eKW rating at 1800 rpm. The Cat 3516C Tier 4 certified marine power solutions are ideal for customers in the tug and salvage and offshore industries.

Cat Tier 4 marine technology utilizes aftertreatment combined with an optimized engine to meet the low NOx regulations. Manufactured in Lafayette, Indiana, the Cat 3516C Tier 4 certified solutions employ the Cat Clean Emissions Module which incorporates selective catalyst reduction (SCR) technology to provide customers with the lowest possible owning and operating costs. As the most compact and efficient SCR system on the market, the Cat Clean Emissions module was designed with the engine room in mind. Additionally the inclusion of SCR technology enables customer to leverage shared components as well as a similar engine footprint to EPA Tier 2 and Tier 3 engines.

“The Cat 3516C Tier 4 certified solutions offer vessel owners enhanced vessel integration options, serviceability and the lowest cost of ownership,” Jason Spear, Caterpillar Marine product definition engineer stated. “The 3500 engine platform has developed an incredible reputation in the commercial marine industry as a rugged and reliable powerhorse and we’re pleased to offer our customers more offerings from the legendary 3500 family.”

The Cat 3516C Tier 4 solutions are sold and supported through the global Cat dealer network Additional Tier 4 platforms will be launched in the near future. For more information, please visit www.marine.cat.com. For up to the minute updates, please follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/catmarineglobal and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/caterpillarmarine.

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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 engines 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.

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About Caterpillar

For nearly 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 2013 sales and revenues of $55.656 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 - Resource Industries, Construction 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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