16CM32C Offshore Generator Set

16CM32C Offshore Generator Set

The 16CM32C generator set brings to the offshore oil and gas industry a legacy of proven reliability and durability. CM offshore generator sets feature standard modular designs, engine-mounted pumps and filters, and a full range of factory attachments that make their installation simple and efficient.Ideal applications for the 16CM32C offshore generator sets are main power on-board drilling and production vessels and platforms.Complete package offerings are MCS type-approved and compliant with IMO Tier II emissions standards, making their integration into vessels and platforms a simplified operation.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 16CM32C offshore generator set. Ratings: 7760 – 8690 ekW (9700 – 10860 kVA) @ 50/60 Hz (750/720 rpm). IMO Tier II emissions compliant.

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Engine Specifications

Minimum Rating
Maximum Rating
Engine Control
Generator Set Control



Capacity for Liquids

Cooling System (Engine)
Lube Oil System (Refill)

Standard Equipment

  • Engine
    • Motor-driven barring gear, fitted on engine
    • Reversing contractor and push button switch with cable
    • Electronic speed setting equipment with actuator and speed pick-up
    • Emergency shutdown equipment with pushbutton, separate, formanual emergency stop
  • Engine Indicators
    • Gauge board with set liquid damped pressure gauges for:fuel, lubricating oil, fresh water, starting air, and charge air.
    • On-engine thermometers for fuel, lubricating oil, fresh water,and charge air
    • Electric remote speed indicator
    • Turbocharger and remote speed indicator
    • Exhaust gas temperature indicator
  • Control
    • Manual control on engine, including: control panel with start /stop key, speed setting device, mechanical shutdown device, change over of control functions from engine to remote control
    • Starting solenoid valve on engine, 24 V DC
    • Separate electronic speed governor
  • Monitoring For Unattended Operation
    • Pressure Switches, Mounted On Engine, For:
      • Lube oil pressure at full load below danger level
      • Low lube oil pressure
      • Lube oil pressure below danger level
      • Lube oil pressure prelubrication failed
      • Low fresh water pressure at engine inlet
      • Fresh water pressure at engine inlet below danger level
      • Low fresh water pressure in LT circuit
      • Low starting air pressure
      • Low control air pressure engine/shutdown air pressure
      • Low fuel pressure at engine inlet
    • Switches For:
      • High lube oil temperature at engine inlet
      • Lube oil temperature at engine inlet above danger level
      • High water temperature at engine inlet
      • Water temperature at engine outlet above danger level
      • High charge-air temperature at engine inlet
      • Detection of water in charge-air duct
      • Leak fuel level
      • Alarm contact for high differential pressure at fuel filter
      • Alarm contact for high differential pressure at lube oil backflushing filter
      • Set of thermocouples after each cylinder, before and afterturbocharger
      • Crankcase oil mist detector
    • Control Cabinet With Housings For Wall Mounting, Including:
      • Protection equipment designed for automatic and manual stop inputsignals, starting interlock input signals, monitoring for the wire break of the input signal units and the emergency shutdown solenoid
      • Speed recording system for overspeed, firing speed and minimumspeed
      • Start /stop logic, controlled by engine automatic start (optional)
      • Service hour counter
      • Noris alarm system, cassette type, designed for alarm inputs for theengine including exhaust mean-value monitoring equipment as wellas alarm inputs for the propulsion plant
      • Group alarm panel for the bridge and with optional andacoustical alarm equipment
  • Starting Air System
    • Separate non-return valve for the starting air pipe to the engine
  • Air Intake System
    • Air intake filter, fitted on the turbocharger
    • – Air bottles, separate
  • Fuel System
    • Separate circulating pump driven by electric motor, horizontalor vertical
    • Duplex filter with differential pressure indication
  • Exhaust System
    • Turbocharger at free end with transition nozzle (0 degrees from the vertical and away from engine), with compressor cleaning device
    • Expansion joint separate
    • Separate silencer and spark arrester, unlagged 35 dB(A)
  • Fresh Cooling Water System
    • HT pump, fitted on engine
    • LT pump, separate, vertical design, electric motor driven
    • HT thermostat, not powered and separate
    • Engine preheating equipment, fitted on base frame
  • Lubricating Oil System
    • Plate cooler, fitted on engine
    • Force pump, fitted on engine
    • Prelubrication pump, fitted on base frame, electric motor driven
    • Boll and Kirch automatic backflushing filter, separate
    • Duplex filter with differential pressure indication, separate
    • Pressure control valve, separate
    • Thermostat, not powered, separate
  • Connecting Parts – Engine
    • Set of connecting parts between flange coupling and flywheel
    • Flexible flange coupling between engine and generator
    • Base frame with flywheel guard and incorporating lube oil sump tank,for engine and generator
    • Mounting of engine and generator on the base frame
    • Set of bonded rubber rails for resilient mounting of the base frame
    • Set of flexible pipe connections
  • Tools
    • Set of tools for the engine including hydraulic tightening tools and nozzle tester
    • Set of tools for turbocharger
    • Inside micrometer for cylinder liners
    • Ruler for cylinder liner
  • Spare Parts
    • Set of engine spare parts for unrestricted operation
    • Set of spare flexible pipe connections