BUKH SOLAS Marine Diesel Engines have been powering marine safety worldwide since 1899.  They have provided new engine sales, service and genuine BUKH parts worldwide to boat builders, operators and owners for over 27 years. Their engines are most commonly used in commercial, search & rescue, leisure and military applications.

  • BUKH Engines cover a wide power range to suit all customer demands
  • They are light, quiet and fuel efficient
  • They comply with strict exhaust emission standards
  • Cold start available down to minus 30 c
  • SOLAS approved

Technical Data

The BUKH range of SOLAS marine diesel engines includes DV, EPA, SEASALL and V8 VGT.  For technical datasheets on the full range of engines, please follow the links below:

Lifeboats 24-48 HP

Fast Rescue / Workboats 125-500 HP

Leisure Boats 24-500 HP

Heavy Duty SOLAS 500-800 HP

Marinediesel VGT Engine Series

In 2018 BUKH acquired production of Sweden based Marinediesel AB´s VGT marine engines, taking over the production and development of the powerful GM based V8 Diesel.

Proteum is the official UK & Ireland Distributor for MarineDiesel Sweden marine and industrial engines, genuine OEM spares and technical supportBUKH has taken over all assets of Marinediesel AB relating to the VGT marine engines and all the marine activities from Marinediesel AB are now executed by BUKH.

Now, production, sales and support takes place from BUKH´s Danish factory, ensuring that the engines meet the high quality standards that have been the trademark of Danish-built BUKH engines since 1899.

V8 diesel engine: Technical specifications and Datasheets

Bukh Support Services

Proteum is the official UK & Ireland Distributor for genuine BUKH marine diesel engines, OEM spares and technical support.  We work with a range of clients from boat builders and designers to operators and owners.  Proteum offers a one-stop-shop for new engine sales, spare parts and servicing.

The spare parts we stock include air filters, oil filters, fuel filters, thermostats, water pumps, exhausts, gaskets, belts, sensors, anodes, and many more.  A full list can be found here: SPARE PARTS

We have a range of local support partners to offer on-the-ground technical support and maintenance services to our customers in the UK and abroad.  This means that wherever you are based, we can get a local expert to you quickly.  For the full range of services that we can offer, please visit Our Services, or contact one of the team via our Contact Us page.

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