Marine Power Systems

When it comes to marine applications, you need access to equipment that will provide long-term reliability and safety. Systems and components for marine environments require high standards of quality and durability. That's why we work in Tennessee and Mississippi to deliver the highest-performance Cat® marine power systems on the market.

At Thompson Machinery, we offer a huge selection of marine engines and generator sets from Caterpillar®. By using these efficient pieces of equipment, we can help protect your vessel’s integrity and your financial bottom line.

3508C Propulsion Engine

Power Range
775-1100 bhp (578-820 bkW)
Speed Range
1200-1600 rpm
Emissions
IMO II, EU IW

3512C High Displacement Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
1550 eKW (1937 kVA)
Maximum Rating
1700 eKW (2125 kVA)
Frequency
60 hz

3512C High Displacement Propulsion Engine

Power Range
1340-2366 bhp (1000-1765 bkW)
Emissions
EPA Tier 3, IMO II
Bore
7 in

3512C Propulsion Engine (IMO II)

Power Range
1280-2551 bhp (955-1902 bkW)
Speed Range
1200 rpm, 1600 rpm, 1800 rpm
Emissions
IMO II, EU IW

3512C Tier 3 Marine Propulsion Engine

Power Range
1340-2366 bhp (1000-1765 bkW)
Speed Range
1600-1800 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 3, IMO II

3512E Marine Auxiliary/DEP Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final)

Power Range
732-2399 bhp (546-1789 bkW)
Speed Range
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO III

3512E Marine Propulsion Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final)

Power Range
1341-2549 bhp (1000-1901 bkW)
Speed Range
1600-1800 rpm
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO III

3516C Marine Propulsion Engine

Power Range
1650-3386 bhp (1230-2525 bkW)
Speed Range
1200-1800 rpm
Emissions
IMO II

3516C Propulsion Engine (Tier 3)

Power Range
2131-2675 bhp (1590-1995 bkW)
Speed Range
1600 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 3, IMO II

3516E Marine Auxiliary Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final)

Power Range
787-3175 bhp (587-2368 bkW)
Configuration
Vee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Aspiration
TA

3516E Marine Propulsion Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final)

Power Range
2501-3386 bhp (1865-2525 bkW)
Speed Range
1600-1800 rpm
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO III

C1.5 Marine Generator Set Engine

Minimum Rating
10 ekW (10 kVA)
Maximum Rating
13 ekW (16.5 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

C12 High Performance Marine Propulsion Engine

Power Range
578-609 mhp (570-600 bhp)
Emissions
IMO I
Bore
5 in

C12 Propulsion Engine

Power Range
340-490 bhp (254-366 bkW)
Speed Range
1800-2300 rpm
Emissions
IMO I, IMO II

C12 ACERT™ High Performance Propulsion Engine

Power Range
660-705 bhp (492-526 bkW)
Emissions
IMO II
Bore
5 in

Cat C12.9 High Performance Propulsion Engine

Power Range
850-1000 mhp, 838-985 bhp, 625-735 bkW
Emissions
EPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU Stage IIIA
Bore
5 in

C175-16 Propulsion Engine

Power Range
2683-3420 bhp (2001-2550 bkW)
Speed Range
1600-1800 rpm
Emissions
IMO II

C18 (SRMP) Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
260 ekW (325 kVA)
Maximum Rating
565 ekW (706 kVA)
Frequency
50 hz

Cat C18 ACERT Propulsion Engine (IMO II)

Power Range
454-715 bhp (339-533 bkW)
Speed Range
1800-2100 rpm
Emissions
IMO II, EU IIIA

Cat C18 ACERT High Performance Propulsion Engine (Tier 3)

Power Range
814-1015 mhp, 803-1001 bhp, 599-747 bkW
Emissions
EPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU Stage IIIA
Bore
6 in

Cat C18 ACERT Propulsion Engine (Tier 3)

Power Range
469-1001 bhp (350-747 bkW)
Speed Range
1800-2300 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 3 Commercial, IMO II, EU IW

Cat C18 ACERT High Performance Propulsion Engine (Tier 3 Recreational)

Power Range
1015-1150 mhp, 1001-1136 bhp, 747-847 bkW
Emissions
EPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU IW
Bore
6 in

Cat C18 Auxiliary/Generator Set Engine (IMO II)

Minimum Rating
404 bhp
Aspiration
TA, TTA
Configuration
In-Line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Cat C18 Auxiliary/Generator Set Engine (EPA Tier 3)

Minimum Rating
624 bhp
Aspiration
TA, TTA
Configuration
In-Line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Cat C2.2 Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
16 ekW (16kVA)
Maximum Rating
27 ekW (27 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

Cat C280 Marine Auxiliary Engines

Minimum Rating
2,320 bhp
Aspiration
TA
Configuration
In-Line 6, Vee 8, Vee 12, Vee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

C280-12 Propulsion Engine

Power Range
4640-5096 bhp (3460-3800 bkW)
Speed Range
900 rpm
Emissions
IMO II

Cat C280-12 Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
3520 ekW (4400 kVA)
Maximum Rating
3640 ekW (4550 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

C280-12 Marine Propulsion Engine (EPA Tier 4)

Power Range
4962-5444 bhp (3700-4060 bkW)
Speed Range
1000 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 4, IMO II

C280-16 Commercial Marine Propulsion Engine

Power Range
6169-7577 bhp (4600-5650 bkW)
Speed Range
900-1000 rpm
Emissions
IMO II

Cat C280-16 Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
4700 ekW (5875 kVA)
Maximum Rating
4840 ekW (6050 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

Cat C280-6 Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
1760 ekW (2200 kVA)
Maximum Rating
1820 ekW (2275 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

C280-6 Propulsion Engine

Power Range
2320-2722 bhp (1730-2030 bkW)
Speed Range
900-1000 rpm
Emissions
IMO II

Cat C280-8 Propulsion Engine

Power Range
3084-3393 bhp (2300-2530 bkW)
Speed Range
900 rpm
Emissions
IMO II

Cat C280-8 Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
2350 ekW (2938 kVA)
Maximum Rating
2420 ekW (3025 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

C280-8 Marine Propulsion Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4)

Power Range
3299-3634 bhp (2460-2530 bkW)
Speed Range
1000 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 4, IMO III

Cat C32 ACERT Generator Set (IMO II)

Minimum Rating
550 eKW (688 kVA)
Maximum Rating
940 ekW (1175 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

Cat C32 ACERT Propulsion Engine (IMO II)

Power Range
660-1450 bhp (492-1081 bkW)
Speed Range
1600-2300 rpm
Emissions
IMO II, EU IW

Cat C32 ACERT Marine Propulsion Engine (EPA Tier 3)

Power Range
750-1800 bhp (559-1342 bkW)
Speed Range
1600-2300 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU IW

Cat C32 ACERT Generator Set (EPA Tier 3)

Minimum Rating
730 ekW (913 kVA)
Maximum Rating
940 ekW (1175 kVA)
Frequency
60hz

Cat C32 ACERT High Performance Marine Propulsion Engine (Tier 3 Rec)

Power Range
1600-1900 bhp (1193-1417 bkW)
Emissions
EPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU IW
Bore
6 in

Cat C32 Auxiliary/Generator Set Engine (IMO II)

Minimum Rating
791 bhp
Aspiration
TTA
Configuration
Vee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Cat C32 Auxiliary / Diesel Electric Propulsion Engine (IMO III)

Minimum Rating
352 bhp
Aspiration
Turbocharged-aftercooled aspiration
Configuration
Vee 12, 4-stroke-cycle diesel

Cat C32 Generator Set (IMO III)

Minimum Rating
219 ekW
Maximum Rating
940 ekW
Frequency
60hz

Cat C32 Auxiliary/Generator Set Engine (EPA Tier 3)

Minimum Rating
1,047 bhp
Aspiration
TTA
Configuration
Vee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Cat C32 Generator Set (US EPA Tier 3 / IMO II)

Minimum Rating
219 ekW
Maximum Rating
940 ekW
Frequency
60hz

Cat C32 Propulsion Engine (US EPA Tier 3 / IMO II)

6 Brick U-Flow - Width
Power Range
61-1450 bhp (46-1072 bkW)
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 3 / IMO II emissions certified

Cat C32 Auxiliary / Diesel Electric Propulsion (US EPA Tier 3 / IMO II)

Minimum Rating
314 bhp
Aspiration
Turbocharged-aftercooled aspiration
Configuration
Vee 12, 4-stroke-cycle diesel

Cat C32 Propulsion Engine (US EPA Tier 4 / IMO III)

6 Brick Z-Flow - Length
148 in
Minimum Length
84 in
6 Brick Z-Flow - Height
24 in

Cat C32 Auxiliary / Diesel Electric Propulsion Engine (US EPA Tier 4 / IMO III)

Minimum Rating
400 bhp
Aspiration
Turbocharged-aftercooled aspiration
Configuration
Vee 12, 4-stroke-cycle diesel

Cat® C4.4 Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
36.0R ekW (45 kVA)
Maximum Rating
99.0 ekW (123 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

Cat® C4.4 ACERT Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
58R ekW (50 Hz), 51R ekW (60 Hz)
Maximum Rating
88R ekW (50 Hz), 105R ekW (60 Hz)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

Cat C7.1 Generator Set

Minimum Rating
100 ekW (125 kVA)
Maximum Rating
200 ekW (250 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

C7.1 High Performance Propulsion Engine

Power Range
298 bkW - 373 bkW (400 bhp - 500 bhp)
Speed Range
2900 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 3 Recreational, IMO II, RCD 2016

C7.1 Marine Propulsion Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 3 / IMO II)

Length
43 in
Minimum Rating
280 BHP
Height
35 in

C7.1 Marine Auxiliary Engine (U.S. EPA Tier 3 / IMO II)

Length
43 in
Power Range
208 bkW (280 bhp) @ 2300 rpm
Height
35 in

C8.7 High Performance Propulsion Engine

Speed Range
2300 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 3 Recreational & Commercial, IMO II, EU Stage IIIA (EU IW)
Aspiration
TSA

C9 ACERT™ High Performance Marine Propulsion Engine

Power Range
503-567 bhp (375-423 bkW)
Emissions
IMO II
Bore
4 in

C9.3 Commercial Propulsion Engine

Power Range
375-476 bhp (280-355 bkW)
Speed Range
1800-2300 rpm
Emissions
EPA Tier 3 Commercial, IMO II, EU IW

C9.3 Marine Generator Set / Auxiliary Engine

Minimum Rating
292 bhp
Aspiration
TA
Configuration
In-Line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

C9.3 Marine Generator Set

Minimum Rating
185R ekW (231 kVA) at 50hz, 224R ekW (280 kVA) at 60hz
Maximum Rating
250R ekW (313 kVA) at 50hz, 300 ekW (375 kVA) at 60hz
Frequency
50 Hertz & 60 Hertz

Our Selection of High-Quality Marine Power Systems

Cat equipment is the gold standard for marine applications and other industrial projects everywhere. Complete with a range of auxiliary engines, propulsion engines and productive generator sets, our inventory of marine power systems for sale offers a solution that will maximize your investment.

We offer marine power systems suited for everything from off-shore and government trips to recreational boating activities. These systems help optimize fuel efficiency and reduce downtime so you can reduce operational costs. From heat exchanger cooling systems to high-quality graphic displays, our Cat systems use advanced technology to help make marine processes safer and more convenient for leaders and crew members.

We know that having a faulty engine or power system can affect your vessel’s productivity. Our marine generator sets ensure that you constantly have access to a primary or secondary power source wherever you go. Meanwhile, our auxiliary engines and propulsion systems function well as both replacements and upgrades for worn or failing boat components.

Advantages of Cat Marine Power Systems

The benefits of choosing one of these Cat marine power systems include:

  • Minimal fuel waste
  • Rugged design for maximum longevity
  • Compliance with industry and emissions regulations
  • Multiple safety features to prevent accidents
  • Convenient installation, startup and usage

These power systems come with a variety of functions and features that help them deliver optimal performance during every outing. With manageable lubrication systems, cooling systems and efficient controls, our engines and generator sets are resistant to corrosion and suitable for many different marine applications.

What Thompson Machinery Can Do for You

As a Cat dealer with equipment for a wide range of industrial projects, we’ll be your partner on every trip you take out to sea. We’ll support all your ventures on the water while keeping your investments cost-effective. As long as you need a Cat power system, we have a new or pre-owned solution that will serve your vessel in the years to come.

At Thompson Machinery, we’re also a one-stop shop for all the Cat products and services you may need. This means we’re prepared to help maintain your marine power system over the long-term, should you request additional support.

Contact Us to Learn More

If you’re looking for a Cat dealer in Tennessee or Mississippi that carries power systems for marine applications, Thompson Machinery is your closest and most reliable resource. Contact us today for more information, and we’ll help you find a piece of equipment that works best for your needs.

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