Caterpillar Highlights Broad Product Line and Introduces Three60 Pod 650 at 2017 FLIBS

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Caterpillar Marine is pleased to exhibit at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) to promote their broad range of product offerings in the yachting industry. With over 80 years of marine experience, Caterpillar offers the most extensive line of power solutions in the industry. Caterpillar Marine manufactures the world’s most durable and reliable yacht propulsion engines ranging from 400 bhp with the Cat® C7.1, all the way to 3386 bhp with the 3516C. Cat Marine solutions go beyond yacht propulsion engines, with generator sets ranging from the C1.5 at 11 ekw to the C18 which goes up to 550 ekw.

“Caterpillar can work with yacht owners and builders to provide durable and reliable power for any size yacht in addition to offering integrated aftertreatment solutions to meet any emissions requirement,” said Jon Jackson, technical services manager for Caterpillar Marine. “The breadth of the Caterpillar line-up, along with our unmatched warranty program can’t be beaten in the yachting industry.” Caterpillar offers a two-year unlimited hour warranty plus three years of major component coverage. Extended service is also available expanding the coverage beyond the standard warranty up to ten years, allowing customers added piece of mind.

In addition to the broad product line-up and extensive warranty coverage, Caterpillar’s product support in the yachting industry is unsurpassed.  With Cat Concierge Service, Cat powered yacht owners get direct, one-call access to a team of Cat marine power experts. “We work directly with builders to help new and existing owners take advantage of the wealth of technical skills and knowledge shared by our experts and the global Cat® dealer network—no matter where or when they encounter trouble. This means prompt scheduling, quick answers and a direct factory line for any owner inquiries,” said Jackson.

Caterpillar is also pleased to showcase the Cat Three60 Pod 650 at this year’s FLIBS. Be sure to stop by the Caterpillar exhibit to see the new integrated marine maneuvering system, designed to be installed and coupled with Cat C8.7 E-Rated marine propulsion high-performance diesel engines. The Cat Three60 Pod 650 for C8.7 powered yachts makes docking and maneuvering easy.

Cat Marine engines set the standard for quality, performance, and reliability. An extensive power range and decades of experience result in a single source for total power solutions on board, providing electronic marine engines, generator sets, displays and yacht controls. To learn more and meet the experts, be sure to stop by booth #1213 and #1214 at this year’s FLIBS – and while you’re there, ask about a demo ride on one of the Cat powered yachts at the show.  Follow us on our Facebook page: and Twitter: for up-to-the-minute information on Caterpillar Marine.

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 organization 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.

About Caterpillar

For over 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 2016 sales and revenues of $38.5 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  To connect with us on social media, visit

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