Caterpillar completes DF engine retrofit in hull

Caterpillar Marine said it completed the commercial marine industry’s first dual fuel engine retrofit conversion in hull.

Performed in under six weeks, Caterpillar Marine along with Cat dealer Bolier, completed an in hull retrofit onboard the Coral Anthelia, an Anthony Veder LNG carrier vessel. The MaK M 43 C diesel engine was retrofitted to the 6 cylinder M 46 dual fuel platform, with each cylinder offering 900 kW of rated power.

As a result of performing the retrofit within the hull, no modifications had to be done to the ship’s structure and no docking was required.

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Press Release; Image: Skangass

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