January 22, 2014

Engine: Cat C3406C 376hp

Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce the Cat 3406C propulsion engine has entered production and is available for global customers to order. The Caterpillar 3406C is one of the most successful marine engine platforms in the American engine maker history. The Cat 3406C marine propulsion engine provides customers in lesser regulated countries, including Asia, with an economical, dependable solution for their commercial marine vessels. The mechanically governed 3406C propulsion engine offers 376hp at 1800 rpm. The engine is ideal for small offshore, inland waterways and commercial fishing applications. The 3406C presents customers with numerous advantages as a propulsion solution for their vessels. The mechanical engine is easy to install, operate and maintain, featuring many shared components from the original engine design. The engine performs at optimal levels even in the harshest environments in the most rugged of engine rooms, backed by the Cat global dealer network in even the most remote locations. Additionally with the relaunch of the platform, the engine will be offered with either keel cooled or heat exchanger cooling systems.