Coast Guard Patrol Ships

Case Study 106: Detroit Diesel Engines

Case Study Synopsis

Fourteen Middle East Coastguard Offshore Patrol Crafts operate in The Gulf and are powered by Detroit Diesel engines; 6 with 12C71TA engines, and 8 with 6V92TA engines. Each engine had power ratings from 300 to 750 horsepower.

Improvements Noted in this Case Study

Increased Engine Life
Reduced Wear-Metals Analysis
Reduced Spare Parts Overhead
Decreased Downtime