TUG AND SALVAGE

On the water, time is money. More uptime, extended overhaul intervals and less maintenance all mean more profit in your pocket. Cat® marine engines for tug and salvage vessels give you all that — plus low fuel consumption rates and the power to handle the heaviest loads in the toughest conditions.

In the harbor or at the terminal, our dependable high-speed engines are ideal for vessels with variable power needs in terms of acceleration, bollard pull and maneuverability. And our innovative, fully integrated propulsion systems boost your efficiency and savings even further. When you choose Cat engines, you get:

• Industry-leading power ranges and tested, application-specific products that deliver optimal power for your job
• Reserve power that allows your unloaded vessel to travel faster
• Power curves that compensate for hull fouling and propeller wear to help ensure peak performance

Use our ratings guide to find the ideal engine or power solution for your tug and salvage vessel.

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HYBRID PROPULSION

“If your vessel spends the majority of its time in standby, position-keeping or low-speed transit modes, a conventional diesel-mechanic propulsion system may be costing you too much in fuel, maintenance and overall lifecycle expenses.

Hybrid propulsion systems give you the full diesel-mechanic power and performance you need in work mode — then let you switch to more efficient diesel-electric operation in other applications. The result? Higher average engine load, fuel savings, significantly reduced maintenance costs, increased uptime and a lot more."

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Cat Propulsion Systems

Cat Propulsion Systems give you an optimized engine, generator, and propulsion package with every part covered and supported globally by Caterpillar.

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TIER 4 FINAL ENGINES

Marine Tier 4 Final Engines

The Cat Tier 4 Final/IMO Tier III solution for marine engines offers a simple, reliable platform that reduces both emissions and fuel consumption.

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MARINE PRODUCT SUPPORT

Marine Product Support

No matter where you go in the world, Caterpillar and Cat dealers are there with the parts and expertise to keep your engine running.

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TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP CALCULATOR

Ownership Calculator

Choose an engine that fits your needs and your budget with our Total Cost of Ownership Calculator, available exclusively through your local Cat dealer.

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VALUE-BASED EQUIPMENT SELECTION

Powering a marine vessel can be costly, and you want to be sure you’re getting the best value for the power you need. This guide will help you choose the right Cat equipment to power your vessel or fleet at the right price.

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HIGH-SPEED POWER SOLUTIONS

Handle the heaviest loads in the toughest conditions with Cat high-speed marine engines.

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