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Zeppelin Power Systems GmbH & Co. KG

Booth number: 229-27

About us

Zeppelin Power Systems is official partner of Caterpillar for Cat and MaK engines and a leading provider of drive, propulsion, traction and energy systems. Furthermore we are official partner of Optimarin Ballast Systems and authorized Napier Service Center. As a legal entity of the Zeppelin group we have been partnering with Caterpillar for more than 60 years and offer individual, highly efficient system solutions with comprehensive services for marine and industrial applications, oil and gas industry, rail vehicles and power generation.

Zeppelin Power Systems is your partner for sales, engineering and service of powerful Caterpillar Cat, MaK and EMD engines. We provide gas and dual-fuel engines for main and auxiliary propulsion, emergency generators, propellers and complete propulsion units and systems. Diesel-mechanical, diesel-electric or gas-electric propulsion systems or hybrid solutions – we deliver individual solutions, all from one source and customized to your application.

Products and services


Complete propulsion systems, controllable pitch-propellers, transverse and azimuth thrusters and controls, project planning, latest 3D engineering, CAD construction, commissioning and 24/7 service around the world - we provide the best solution for your specific application.

Zeppelin Power Systems offers a wide range

  • Cat engines from 11 - 5,650 kW
  • MaK engines from 1,020 - 16,800 kW
  • MaK dual-fuel engines from 3,000 - 14,400 kW
  • EMD engines from 1,249 - 3,729 kW
  • Official partner of Optimarin Ballast Systems
  • Authorized Napier Service Center

As official partner of Optimarin Ballast Systems we provide complete engineering, delivery of customized design up to complete turnkey module solutions and comprehensive after-sales service of Optimarin Ballast Systems for ships worldwide.

Our authorized Napier Service Center offers thorough repair and renovation services for all Napier turbochargers, regardless of engine manufacturer.

Optimarin Ballast System

Optimarin Ballast System

This unit is able to treat up to 500 m³ of ballast water per hour. Physical dimensions are L:2220 cm, W:1940 cm and H:2500 cm.

The system can be delivered as a complete unit with the following features:
• Approved by USCG and IMO
• Ranges from 50 - 500 m³/h
• Compact design
• Small footprint
• Manufactured in the EU
• Factory tested
• Easy installation

Cat<sup>®</sup> Transverse Thruster

Cat® Transverse Thruster

Two propeller types are available: a controllable pitch propeller normally used for constant shaft speed and a fixed pitch propeller normally used with variable and reversing shaft speed. The MTT is available in two configurations: a heavy-duty MTT suitable for DP applications and an auxiliary MTT suitable for harbor maneuvering. With heavy-duty gears and bearings, customized blades, and suitable for electric motor or diesel engine drive, it reliably meets your individual requirements.

Emergency Generator Set Caterpillar 3516C-HD

Emergency Generator Set Caterpillar 3516C-HD

Specifically developed to reach highest power nodes and meet highest standards in durability, reliability, and emissions
• Max. 2350 bKW (2250 ekW) at 1800 rpm
• IMO Tier II
• Tailor made package
• Generator manufacturer, voltage and protection class freely selectable
• Customized standing radiator cooler with electric driven fans
• Air, hydraulic or electric start
• Battery cabinet with redundant battery sets
• Customized automation system
• Worldwide parts availability


Zeppelin Power Systems GmbH & Co. KG
Ruhrstr. 158
22761 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 853151-0
Fax: +49 40 853151-39

Dieter Hilmes
Senior Sales Manager Marine Engines
Phone: +49 175 2755228

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