The International Council on Combustion Engines Working Group provides a forum to intensify the dialogue between engine users and manufacturers. Delegates will have the unique opportunity to interact with the panellists who, amongst other tasks, discuss members’ latest engine problems with the purpose of problem solving.

Comprising 25 members from the following countries: Germany, France, Denmark, Norway, UK, Holland, Singapore, Korea and Japan, the CIMAC Engine Users Working Group current projects and activities include:

  • Developments for IMO TIER I retrofit, plus TIER II + III practical acceptance.
  • LNG and dual-fuel engine operation.
  • Common Rail Technology Improvements.
  • Exhaust gas treatment and recirculation systems, waste heat recovery turbo generators.
  • Comments on EEDI, SEEMP and efficiency introduction to the shipping industries.
  • Evaluation of criteria for crew education and crew training improvements to manage all these new techniques.

The panel discussion taking place on the second day of the Propulsion & Emissions Conference will focus on sharing their experiences of working with emissions abatement technologies and future environmental compliance challenges. This represents a unique opportunity for delegates to draw on the experience and feedback from the operators involved with the panel discussion which include Jörg Erdtmann, Vice President, Technical Management and Service, NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft & Chairman CIMAC WG10 and Christoph Gessner, Managing Director, Columbus Shipmanagement, with more names to be released shortly.

Shipowners qualify for special rates, contact the events team for details.

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