Friday, September 6, 2013
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Engineering News

Caterpillar Finalizes Acquisition of Berg Propulsion

Caterpillar Marine has announced the acquisition of Johan Walter Berg AB has successfully closed. The merger deal between CAT and Berg was announced on July 1st, one that adds an...

September 6, 2013
Total Views: 11

Monday, July 29, 2013
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Maritime News

Caterpillar: Implications for the Commodity Supercycle & Shipping Markets

If Jim Chanos is correct in his assessment of Caterpillar and the commodity supercycle, particularly the mining business, the implications for dry bulk shipping are decidedly negative. Caterpillar, through its mining, road...

July 29, 2013
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Engines

Caterpillar Delivers First MaK M 46 DF Dual Fuel Marine Engine

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has shipped the first MaK™ M 46 DF dual fuel marine engine to their German customer, AIDA cruises, for one of their newbuild cruise liners. Three 12 M...

July 2, 2013
Total Views: 42

Monday, July 1, 2013
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Maritime News

Caterpillar to Acquire Berg Propulsion

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Johan Walter Berg AB, including its core brand of Berg Propulsion, a leading manufacturer of mechanically and electrically driven...

July 1, 2013
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

CAT to Power Six Drillships in Brazil

Caterpillar Global Petroleum announced Monday that it has been awarded the contract from Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguaçu (EEP) to provide the diesel generator sets for the main and propulsion power,...

April 30, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Offshore News

SPOTD: Western Towboat’s CAT-Powered Tugs Haul the Endeavour, Spirit of Independence to Cook Inlet, AK

Buccaneer Energy reports that the Endeavour, Spirit of Independence jack-up rig was successfully mobilized at the Cosmopolitan field in Cook Inlet, AK after receiving final approval from the U.S. Coast...

April 3, 2013
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Offshore News

Cat Generator Sets to Power CNOOC Platform, FPSO in Enping Oilfield

Cat Generator Sets to Power CNOOC Platform, FPSO in Enping Oilfield Beijing, China – Caterpillar Global Petroleum is pleased to announce Cat® 16CM32C generator sets have again been selected to...

March 20, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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Engineering News

CAT Engines to Power Berkut, Russia’s Largest Offshore Platform

Caterpillar Oil and Gas announced today that Russia’s largest offshore oil and gas platform has been outfitted with BeCat® 3500 diesel generator sets.  The massive gravity-based structure will be named Berkut and installed...

March 6, 2013
Total Views: 26

Thursday, February 14, 2013
Engines

OCEARCH and Caterpillar: a Partnership to Save the Great Ocean Predators

The following images depicts a tragedy which is quietly unfolding around the world. On top of a factory building in Hong Kong, over ten thousand shark fins are being dried...

February 14, 2013
Total Views: 24

Thursday, December 13, 2012
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Engines

American Commercial Lines Chooses CAT C280s to Re-power Towboat Fleet

American Commercial Lines (ACL) has selected Cat® C280 marine engines for repowering six of their towboats. Bill Foster, ACL Vice President Boat Maintenance, commented, “We are making significant investments in...

December 13, 2012
Total Views: 29

Friday, October 5, 2012
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Engineering News

Wilson, Sons Delivers Pair of CAT-powered PSVs to Brazilian Customer, 4 More on the Way

Damen Shipyards announced today the delivery of two, PSV 4500 platform supply vessels, plus another four which are currently under construction and destined for the Brazilian offshore market .  These...

October 5, 2012
Total Views: 2

Friday, August 24, 2012
Press Releases

Caterpillar Celebrates Grand Opening of New Hydraulic Excavator Facility in Victoria, Texas

The new factory is the most recent expansion for Caterpillar in the United States and is expected to employ about 800 people once it is fully operational PEORIA, Ill., Aug....

August 24, 2012
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
Engineering News

CAT Adds Ex-Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman To Board

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) elected former presidential candidate Jon M. Huntsman Jr. as its newest director, adding a former chief executive with political and diplomatic experience to its board. Huntsman, age...

April 12, 2012
Total Views: 1

Friday, February 10, 2012
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Blog

The Future of Remote Monitoring of Marine Engines

– by Jaime Tetrault, Director – Marine Product Support, CAT Marine There are limitations in the amount of data that a human can process in a single second.  For example, a...

February 10, 2012
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Defense

Caterpillar Delivering the Power Solutions for United States Navy Missile Vessel

MaK Engines Selected for the U.S.N.S. Howard O. Lorenzen Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is pleased to announce MaK and Cat® power solutions are featured onboard the U.S.N.S. Howard O. Lorenzen,...

January 31, 2012
Total Views: 11

Thursday, January 12, 2012
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Engineering News

China Launches SUPER GREEN 8500 Cargo Ship [IMAGES/VIDEO]

Carisbrooke Shipping took delivery of the first SUPER GREEN 8500 vessel from China’s Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding. The vessel was delivered after successful seatrials and started her maiden voyage in the...

January 12, 2012
Total Views: 28

Monday, December 12, 2011
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Engineering News

Caterpillar Animates their New Dual Fuel Marine Engine [VIDEO]

Want to know how a Dual Fuel Engine works?  Caterpillar Marine put together a pretty cool video recently to show all the bits and pieces that go into their new...

December 12, 2011
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Press Releases

Caterpillar to Power the First United States-Flagged, EPA Tier 3 Compliant Deepwater Offshore Vessel in Gulf of Mexico

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has been selected to provide four Cat® 3516C Diesel Electric Propulsion (DEP) generator sets for the SV-310 multi-purpose offshore construction and supply vessel (MPSV) for Harvey...

November 30, 2011
Total Views: 0

Press Releases

Caterpillar to Provide Over One Hundred Marine Engines to BOURBON Offshore

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has been selected to provide over one hundred engines and generator sets to BOURBON Offshore for anchor handling tug and supply vessels currently being constructed in...

November 30, 2011
Total Views: 3

Monday, November 28, 2011
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Engineering News

Clean and Efficient Shipping by CAT: New Marine Engine Burns Both LNG and Diesel Fuels

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) Announces the Development of Their First High Performance Dual Fuel Marine Engine. Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is pleased to announce the development of the MaK M 46 DF,...

November 28, 2011
Total Views: 15