Sport fishing Boats

mtu is the proven choice for sportfishing propulsion systems, offering precise responsiveness, exceptional acceleration, power and unquestioned dependability.

The current  production Series 2000 M96L builds upon more than 20 years of experience servicing the sportfishing market. Our original  Series 2000 PLD engines (later available in 8V, 12V and 16V variations) are still going strong today, with individual engines clocking up thousands of operating hours. This legacy is reflected in the M96L, which is  both EPA Tier 3 Recreational and IMO Tier II certified and boasts  a third generation Common Rail fuel delivery system.    It is available in 10V, 12V & 16V variants  and  delivers  performance from 1360 - 2600 bhp.

Our engines have always set the standard when it comes to engine design and performance, and our latest  sportfishing  boat  engines are no exception. Designed from the ground up specifically for marine applications, these engines feature an intelligent, efficient design that allows us to achieve an unprecedented power-to-weight ratio, placing them in a power class of their own and delivering outstanding acceleration characteristics.  

But power is not the only advantage provided by mtu engines for sportfishing. Patented improvements to the common rail fuel system, sequential turbocharging and our ADEC electronic control system have allowed us to achieve this higher output with lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.

Precise responsiveness

Instant acceleration delivers outstanding maneuverability for fishing yachts.

Maximum comfort

Operate extremely quietly, with low vibration and no smoke.

Low lifecycle costs

Fuel efficient and the best maintenance schedule in the industry of luxury fishing boats.

Powerful and compact

Highest power-to-weight ratio of its class (Series 2000 16V).

High performance

Exceptional power, industry leading low-end torque and unquestioned dependability.

Single supplier

Engine and gearbox propulsion systems and ship automation are finely tuned to your needs and come from one source. Extended Coverage options are available for up to 11 years to cover the complete scope of supply delivered by us.

Automation system

BlueVision | NewGeneration Basic provides complete propulsion monitoring and control.

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