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Engine Specifications

  • Maximum Rating 18720.0 kV·A 14976.0 ekW
  • Aspiration Tubrocharged Aftercooled Tubrocharged Aftercooled
  • Bore 18.1 in 460.0 mm
  • Displacement 98980.5 in³ 1622.0 l
  • Engine Control Electronic Electronic
  • Stroke 24.0 in 610.0 mm


  • Height 300.0 in³ 7640.0 mm
  • Length 661.0 in 16800.0 mm
  • Weight 690000.0 lb 345.0 ton (US)
  • Width 151.0 in 3800.0 mm

Ease of Installation

Standard modular design allows for ease of installation and reduced complexity. Low installation cost with auxiliary systems mounted on engine. Cooling water system with simple plug-in connections

Improved Serviceability

Large inspection openings for convenient access to core engine components. Core engine components designed for reconditioning and reuse at overhaul. Worldwide dealer network with factory-trained techniciansmeans that parts and support are never out of reach. Segmental camshaft design. Split connecting rod design for quick piston removal. Individual camshaft segments for easy removal

16CM46DF Standard Equipment


  • Motor-driven barring gear, fitted on engine
  • Emergency shutdown equipment with push button for manual emergency stop

Cylinder Head

  • Fuel injector and integrated gas admission valve with easy service and maintenance access
  • Cylinder pressure sensors for highest operational reliability and efficiency, replacing conventional knocking sensor technology
  • Piston, rings and liners designed for operation on gas and liquid fuels


  • Optimized engine efficiency in gas and diesel operation
  • Blow-off valve and waste gate technology for optimized air-fuel ratio control

Gas System

  • Double-walled gas piping to support an inherently safe engine room concept
  • Leakage detection
  • Gas valve unit
  • Segmented gas detection system on request

Micro Pilot Fuel Injection System

  • Gear driven high pressure fuel pump and filter system with easy service access
  • Reliability combined with service and maintenance simplicity, through individual ignition fuel injector and “in-cylinder head” integrated ignition fuel return pipes

Exhaust System

  • Front-mounted 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

Fresh Cooling Water System

  • HT pump, fitted on engine
  • LT pump, separate, vertical design, electric motor driven
  • HT thermostat, remote-mounted, electric controlled
  • Cooling water preheating equipment, fitted on base frame

Lubricating Oil System

  • Safety filter fitted on engine
  • Force pump, fitted on engine
  • Pre-lubrication pump, fitted on base frame, electric motor driven
  • Automatic back-flushing filter
  • Duplex filter with differential pressure indication, fitted on engine
  • Pressure control valve, fitted on engine
  • Thermostat, remote-mounted, electric controlled


  • 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


  • Gauge board with liquid-dampened 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


  • Manual control on engine, including: control panel with start/stop key, speed setting device, mechanical shutdown device, changeover of control functions from engine to remote control
  • Starting solenoid valve on engine, 24 V DC
  • Separate electronic speed governor

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