Cat® C7.1 Marine Propulsion Engine

For Commercial Fishing

When you choose Cat® and N C Power, you’ll be accessing the industry's largest and most reliable range of propulsion engines! The Cat® C7.1 has everything you want in a commercial fishing engine. Extremely powerful, extremely fuel efficient and extremely simple to maintain.

N C Power Systems is the Pacific Northwest’s leader in providing total marine system solutions. 

Cat® Marine Propulsion Engines

Commercial and Recreational Ratings| Specific Fishing Industry Application | Emissions Certified

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C7.1 Marine Propulsion Engine

One Engine, All The Options You Need.

Configure your Cat® C7.1 exactly the way you want it.

Whether you’re repowering an existing fishing boat or building a new one, chances are you’re in a hurry to get back on the water. You don’t want to wait around for someone to configure your new engine with the additional features your operation requires. With the Cat® C7.1 marine propulsion engine, there’s no need to waste time or money.

Cat C7.1 Engine Testimonials

Great advantages the C7.1 Marine Engine offers;

Easy service-ability, one side easily accessed in tight engine rooms.

Smaller and lighter footprint.

Compatibility with the 3208 footprint, gear box and other equipment.

Quiet, smoke-free operation.

Fuel efficient with quick response time and rapid acceleration.

Plus, when you order the C7.1 for your fishing vessel, you have your choice of:

Power ratings: 280, 350, 400 or 425 horsepower for commercial applications!

Five- or six-inch wet exhaust in riser or elbow configurations

Multiple gear boxes with gear box support brackets for deep reduction gears

12V or 24V electrical system  

C7.1 Engine Ratings

One engine; all the options you need! Configure your Cat® C7.1 exactly the way you want.

*500 bhp coming in LATE 2021*

317 bkW (425 bhp) @ 2700 rpm

298 bkW (400 bhp) @ 2600 rpm  

261 bkW (350 bhp) @ 2500 rpm  

209 bkW (280 bhp) @ 2300 rpm

Unrivaled Marine Support

24/7 On-Call Service | Preventative Maintenance | Over Haul and Warranty Options |24/7 Parts Ordering


As one of the largest and most experienced Caterpillar Marine dealerships in the world, you’ll receive unrivaled support regardless of your vessel’s application, whether it be fishing, tug, salvage, dredge, ferry, pleasure craft, cruise, general cargo, government, offshore or inland waterway.

Before, during, and after installation, you’ll receive unmatched technical and project management assistance from our Sales and Engineering teams. We’ll provide exceptional expertise as you select, customize, install, and trial your marine system. 

We understand the challenges of integrating the often-conflicting demands of numerous design constraints in order to produce a safe, economic, environmentally 

sound and seaworthy design.

Want to talk more about your current system, repower options and/or preventative maintenance? Give us a call!


Dedicated Team, Highly Trained Technicians, Global Network & Local Support, Effective Communication, and Safety Focus.

Awarded Platinum for Marine Service Capability - 2018

For Additional Information and Details Contact:

Chris Blazevich

N C Power Systems | Washington 

425.251.5877 (office) | 425.241.0817 (cell)


Doug Blumer

N C Power Systems | Alaska

907.786.7563 (office) | 907.351.7411 (cell)


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