C280-16 Offshore Generator Set (Front-Mounted Turbo)

The C280-16 generator set incorporates years of proven success of the 3600 engine with the latest technology in electronics. The result is a fully integrated solution that is ideal for offshore operations. Ideal applications for the C280-16 offshore generator set are main power on-board drilling and production vessels and platforms. These include jackup rigs, semi-submersible rigs, drillships, and production platforms. The new front-mounted turbocharger configuration and complete package offering makes integration of the Cat C280-16 generator set into the vessel a simplified operation by reducing the scope of work and supply at the shipyard. The redundant ADEM A4 engine control system works together with the Cat Alarm and Protection to bring comprehensive generator set control, safety, and simple operator interface. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. Cat C280-16 offshore generator set with front-mounted turbochargers.

C280-16 Offshore Generator Set (Front-Mounted Turbo) - Specifications

Engine Specifications
Minimum Rating
7510 kV·A
5600 ekW
Maximum Rating
7684 kV·A
5730 ekW
IMO Tier 2 / EPA Marine Tier 2
145505 lb
66000 kg
Generator Set Control
Cat® Alarm and Protection System
Oil Change Interval
1000 h
1000 h
11.8 in
300 mm
Fuel System
11 in
280 mm
Engine Control
Dual ADEM™ A4
18062 in³
296 l
Capacity for Liquids
Cooling System - Engine
329 gal (US)
1245 l
Lube Oil System - Refill
443 gal (US)
1677 l
161.1 in
4092 mm
110.2 in
2800 mm
404.8 in
10283 mm