Marine Power

Marine Power

Industry Applications

Powering Cruise Ships and Other Marine Vessels with Gas Turbines



Solar Turbines provides best-in-class energy solutions with turbomachinery for power generation. In the marine industry, our wide range of solutions will maximize availability, reliability and value throughout the life of your vessel's propulsion system. ​

Key benefits include: 

  • Ultra-clean liquified natural gas (LNG)
  • Quiet operation
  • Highest availability and reliability in the industry
  • Low lifecycle costs
  • Exceeds International Maritime Organization NOx Tier III requirements
  • Best-in-class emissions



A World of Marine Experience


For over 50 years, as a wholly owned subsidiary, Solar Turbines has taken pride in continuing Caterpillar’s marine power tradition. Solar has more than 3 billion operating hours and over 16,000 units sold into a wide range of demanding applications using our combined cycle gas turbine packages. 

Marine Vessels Powered by Gas Turbines



Flexible, Clean and Safe Power


With environmentally friendly liquified natural gas (LNG) as our fuel, Solar’s marine power solutions can provide safe, clean, and quiet power for main and auxiliary essential or non-essential services, along with all required certification. Available for all commercial or military vessels and sizes, our turbines work for ferries, cruise or utility and supply ships. While accepting a wide range of fuels, our gas turbines will exceed IMO NOx Tier III requirements and eliminate typical scrubber or urea costs. Your passengers and crew will always experience safe and quiet power for their journey.

Flexible, Clean and Safe



Turbine Ratings for Your Entire Fleet


Tons of power – in very little space. As an alternative to reciprocating engines, gas turbines offer extremely low weight and energy dense propulsion options. Solar’s wide-ranging sizes of gas turbines provide efficient combined cycle/cogeneration systems that will work for your entire fleet of vessels. With 30,000 hours between overhaul, and minimal maintenance, our gas turbines provide continuous service with minimal downtime.

Turbine Ratings for Your Entire Fleet




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Products for Every Solution, In Every Industry

Solar Turbines provides best in class energy solutions with turbomachinery for power generation and motor driven compression products and packages. Our wide range of solutions maximize availability, reliability and value throughout your equipment's life cycle. 


Optimizing Equipment Value, Anywhere and Anytime

Customer support extends beyond maintenance and repairs to include broad offerings that help enhance performance and safety, extend equipment life and prevent obsolescence.


Innovations for Energy Solutions

Solar Turbines has been innovating the energy industry for more than 60 years and we will continue to push what is possible.