Caterpillar plant ships 5,000th enginePosted on
The Caterpillar Marine Center of Excellence in South Carolina recently shipped its 5,000th marine engine.
The engine was an in-line, six-cylinder Cat C18 ACERT marine engine, rated at 1150 mhp (847 bkW).
The milestone engine was completed in the first week of November and was shipped to the United Kingdom-based Cat dealer Finning for installation into a Princess P62 yacht.
The factory opened in August 2007.