Cat Upgrades Mak M 25 C Engine Platform
Engine will also feature the new Caterpillar Monitoring Alarm and Control System
Caterpillar Marine’s MaK M 25 C propulsion engine has new features and increased power ratings.
Key updates include reduced part load fuel consumption, improved engine load response capabilities and a 5% higher rating over the existing platform, increasing the power output to 350 kW per cylinder, Caterpillar said. The first engines of the enhanced platform will be available by the end of 2014.
Manufactured in Kiel, Germany, the M 25 C will be offered in six-, eight- and nine-cylinder configurations. The platform will meet IMO II emissions regulations in its standard configuration and is designed to support the operation of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems in order to comply with IMO III emission regulations.
The engine will also feature the new Caterpillar Monitoring Alarm and Control System (MACS), which will provide additional functionality regarding engine control, diagnostics and remote monitoring, including the option to extend these functions to control and monitor engine related systems as required for the operation of SCR’s, the company said.