A leader in the high performance medium speed engine market, the C280 is now available with 4500bkW and 6000bkW ratings to provide even greater power density in your weight critical applications. New performance iron for improved combustion efficiency and lower visible smoke, as well as a redesigned hard heat shield system are standard on all ratings. With 30 years of proven performance and durability, the C280 is the right solution for both newbuild and repower opportunities, particularly in Governmental and Ferry applications.


Power Range 4640-6035 bhp (3460-4500 bkW)


Speed Range 900 / 1,000 rpm
Emissions IMO II U.S. EPA Tier 4, IMO III (Cat SCR required)
Aspiration TTA
Bore 11in
Stroke 11.8in
Displacement 13456in³
Rotation from Flywheel End Clockwise or counterclockwise
Configuration VEE 12, 4-Stroke Cycle diesel

Dimensions & Weights

Width 80in
Height 134in
Length 182in
Dry Weight 57276lb

Standard Equipment

  • Standard Equipment
    • SOLAS Compliant hard heat shield system
    • Gear driven coolant and oil pumps
    • 50 degree vee engine block for reduced width
    • Dual A4 ECM with rigid wiring harness
    • 1.5% speed margin for waterjet specification
    • EUI fuel system
    • Duplex fuel and oil filters
    • Centrifugal oil filters
    • Centrifugal oil filters
    • Explosion relief valves
    • Air starters

Optional Equipment

  • Optional Attachements
    • Opposite end drive capability
    • LECP II/III Panels and CMD 5/8/13 displays
    • Marine alarm and protection system
    • MCS Certification
    • Full power stubshaft
    • Air shutoff device
    • Mechanical load sharing
    • Cold weather boost control valve
    • Auxiliary water pump
    • RH/LH service options
    • Oil Mist detector
    • Mounting feet options (fixed or resilient)
  • Standard Equipment
    • Air driven pre/post-lube pump
    • Six point engine mounting feet