Marine propulsion engines and marine generators

Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system that is used to generate thrust to move a ship across water. Most modern ships are propelled by mechanical systems consisting of an electric motor or engine turning a propeller, or less frequently, in pump-jets, an impeller.

Peterson Power Systems Inc. provides Caterpillar’s complete, world-leading marine propulsion systems—they are custom-designed and optimized for uptime and cost-effective operations. Cat marine propulsion engines and marine generator sets are suited for powering vessels of any application and size. You can expect power solutions that provide durability and reliability from Peterson’s Marine Power team.

Cat marine propulsion products include standard propellers, thrusters, and control systems to our full line of Cat medium- and high-speed engines. Caterpillar propulsion systems give you an optimized engine, generator, and propulsion package that meet all US EPA and International Maritime Organization new marine engine emission regulations.

Peterson Marine Power Provider

Engine uptime is critical for your business and clients. Peterson Power Systems Inc. will provide you with the most reliable commercial engines for a variety of applications. From tugs and container vessels to sport fishers, Cat marine engines provided by Peterson have demonstrated their efficiency throughout the years. With remarkable reliability and durability, these engines will exceed your expectations for decades to come.

Peterson Marine Service

Peterson’s marine service offerings include:

  • Complete marine engine service and repair, from oil changes to overhauls
  • Marine genset service
  • Marine transmission service and repair
  • Fuel polishing
  • Parts order and pickup
  • Common spare parts on hand (hoses, belts, zincs, etc.)
  • Load testing

As an authorized Cat dealer, Peterson offers the best in diagnostics, tooling, and factory-trained technicians. Regardless of make or model, our technicians will keep your marine engine performing at its best. From visual and technical inspections to repowers and overhauls, we focus on your engine so that you can focus on getting the job done right.

24/7 Repair

Your last-minute repair is our first priority. Peterson’s goal is to get you out of the dry dock and into the water. We minimize your downtime by giving you a dependable single point of contact for all your service and parts needs, 24/7.

Peterson stocks engine room supplies, maintenance and cruising parts, and OEM parts, so you can repair your equipment yourself or let our factory-trained technicians make the repair for you.

Peterson Power is a green company and has won awards for pollution prevention and contamination control. You can be certain that your marine service work will be completed efficiently and cleanly.