New Orleans, Louisiana – The International WorkBoat Show is an annual marine tradition that attracts over 15,000 attendees. Caterpillar Marine is proud to be an exhibitor at the 2019 show which takes place December 4 – 6 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Caterpillar offers a full spectrum of U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engine solutions with power ranges from 600 kW and up, providing superior technology to facilitate marine emission reductions. With Cat® Tier 4 Final engines, customers can expect fewer emissions and lower fuel costs without sacrificing on the engine performance. Product experts will be available at the Caterpillar booth #2801 to discuss solutions for inland waterway and tug and salvage applications. The C4.4 ACERTTM generator set, MaK and Cat® Reman offerings, and Cat propulsion systems will also be on display Additionally, local Cat dealer Louisiana Cat, will display the C32 Parallel Propulsion System and a C18 Tier 3 engine.
“Caterpillar is proud to serve the marine industry with the best products and world-class service through our global dealer network. The Caterpillar team is excited to share our latest technology and service capabilities at Workboat this year with our EPA Tier 4 final engines, comprehensive and advanced propulsion solutions, digital services, and more. All of this enables our customers to maximize performance, efficiency, and reliability through the full life of their vessel operations,” said Scott Roberts, Caterpillar Marine Sales Manager.
With a century of experience designing engines and propellers, Caterpillar understands the expectations of the industry and offers the industry’s widest range of engines and generator sets, capable of meeting the power needs of inland vessels. The C4.4 ACERT marine generator set provides the power you need, when you need it. This completely redesigned model is available in 60 Hz ratings of 60, 75, 99, 118 ekW and 50 Hz ratings of 65, 90, and 99 ekW. Benefits of the C4.4 ACERT include a self-priming common rail fuel system, reduced smoke levels, noise reduction, reliable gear-driven water pumps, and additional ancillary componentry to meet customer requirements. Both U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU CCNR Stage II emissions regulations are met with the C4.4 ACERT.
Since 1973, Cat Reman has provided customers with high-quality, lower cost replacement parts remanufactured from genuine Cat components. Available from your local Cat dealer, Reman offers a portfolio of marine components that provide same-as-when-new performance and durability at a price that is an average of 40% less than an equivalent new part.
In addition to the exhibit, visitors can tour Bisso’s new Tier 4 and Subchapter M certified tractor tug, Andrew S, and Harbor Docking & Towing’s new Tier 4 hybrid tugboat, Ralph. Both vessels are powered by Cat engines and feature the latest technological solutions. Ralph is equipped with Cat’s new hybrid propulsion system, including two 3512E main engines, two C18 generator sets, a C7.1 generator set, and MTA 628 azimuth thrusters. Bisso’s new tractor tug features 3516E Tier 4 Final engines and a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) aftertreatment system, which sustainably reduces NOx emissions and lowers owning and operating costs. Conference attendees can tour Andrew S. on Dec. 5 between 9 AM and 1 PM and likewise tour Ralph between 9 AM and 5 PM December 4th and 5th, with final tours available on December 6th from 9 AM to 3 PM. Additionally, Caterpillar Marine Territory Sales Manager, Charlson Smith, will be presenting on U.S.EPA Tier 4 emissions solutions on December 4.
“We’re here to serve the workboat market, whether a customer currently operates a Cat-powered vessel or is exploring the possibility of a new build. Caterpillar’s new product lines, including all-new generator sets, Cat Propulsion thrusters, our cutting-edge U.S. EPA Tier 4 solutions, and other marine product will be prominently featured at the show,” said Smith.
To learn more about the latest Tier 4 marine solutions, Cat Reman products, and how Caterpillar can meet your marine needs, visit the Caterpillar exhibit #2801 or cat.com/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.
More information is available at: www.cat.com/marine
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