Tuesday 19th September 2023

20:00Uhr – 22:00Uhr Get-Together Lobby Lounge / KAI40 Bar in Radisson Blu Hotel Rostock

sponsored by Schaller Automation Industrielle Automationstechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Day 1:

Wednesday 20th September 2023

Prof. Siegfried Bludszuweit, MET Motoren- und Energietechnik GmbH
09:05Welcome speech
Jochen Schulte, Staatssekretär im Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Infrastruktur, Tourismus
und Arbeit des Landes Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Session 1

9:20“Recent developments of the shipping regulatory landscape”
Sebastian Ebbing, VDR – Verband Deutscher Reeder
9:50“Measures for Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Hapag-Lloyd’s Fleet”
Dr. Christoph Thiem*, Dr. Georg Eljardt, Kapt. Wolfram Guntermann, Maximilian Riedel, Hapag-Lloyd AG
10:30Coffee break

Session 2

11:00“Operation of merchant vessels on marine biofuels – An owner’s/operator’s perspective”
Dr. Jan Seidl-Zelenka*, Dr. Federica Conti, Sam Nivin, Henrik Røjel, Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S
11:30“Battery hybrids in the field: experience and data-driven analysis”
Dr. Mathias Moser, MAN Energy Solutions SE
12:00“Autonomous Shipping – WinGD View on the Engine Room”
Peter Krähenbühl, Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.

Session 3

13:30“Direct Drive into Future…”
Peter Falk, GEA Westfalia Separator Group GmbH
14:00“Reducing emissions and impact of new available fuel types on the fuel treatment system”
Franciska Kjellström, Alfa Laval Technologies AB
14:30“Filtration for Alternative Marine Fuels”
Stefan Lambertz, Boll & Kirch Filterbau GmbH
15:00Coffee break

Session 4

15:30“The MMG Re-Design Programme – 10 years efficiency enhancement by propeller retrofit”
Dr. Lars Greitsch, MMG Mecklenburger Metallguß GmbH
16:00“Adaption of Propulsion Systems for Future Challenges”
Dr. Max Steden*, Anders Ehlers*, MAN Energy Solutions; Aft Ship & Propeller
16:30“Development and full scale testing of the gearless electric Voith Schneider Propeller (eVSP)”
Dr. Dirk Jürgens, Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG

Evening Event

19:00 – 23:00 CarLo615 Restaurant in Rostock’s city harbour

Day 2:

Thursday 21st September 2023

Session 5

8:30“Accelleron’s X300 Series turbochargers – more than an evolutionary step”
Thomas Matt, Accelleron, Turbo Systems Switzerland Ltd.
9:00“Moving big things to Zero – How turbochargers contribute to the CO2-reduction of 2-stroke engines”
Dr. Klaus Bartholomä*, Christian Reith, Stefan Münch, MAN Energy Solutions SE
9:30“The trade-off between efficient turbocharging and exhaust aftertreatment for conventional and alternative fuels“
Thomas Pitschel*, Dr. Silvio Risse, Kompressorenbau Bannewitz GmbH
10:00Coffee break

Session 6

10:30“Hull & Machinery damage statistics (or trends) and significant occurrences”
Steinar Sivertsen, Norwegian Hull Club
11:00“Condition-based monitoring of large engines: innovative tools to derive predictive maintenance strategies for crankcase-related components”
Dr. Horst Brünnet, Schaller Automation Industrielle Automationstechnik GmbH & Co. KG 
11:30“Long-term fatigue (VHCF) – an assessable risk for the safety of the ship’s machinery?”
Steffen Fischer*, AMS Advanced Marine Surveys GmbH / Prof. Siegfried Bludszuweit*, Martin Schaminski, Tomasz Predko, MET Motoren- und Energietechnik GmbH

Session 7

13:00“20 years of developing fuel cells and hydrogen technologies for passenger shipping – lessons learned and outlook”
Ragnar Christenson, Meyer Neptun Engineering GmbH
13:30“CAMPFIRE Ammonia-fueled Cracker-Engine-Propulsion System for Inland Waterway Vessels – Actual Development Status and Safety Considerations”
Prof. Hinrich Mohr, GasKraft Engineering
14:00“Module solutions for LNG and future fuels”
Benjamin Franke, GenSys GmbH
14:30Coffee break

Session 8

15:00“From stand-alone torsional vibration monitoring towards a digitalized monitoring system – a field experience report”
Dr. Andreas Thalhammer, Geislinger GmbH
15:30“The potential of magnetocaloric heat-to-power conversion for sustainable shipping”
Bernhard Zimmer*, Dr. Gunnar Gödecke, Vulkan GmbH & Co. KG / Dr. Sergiu Lionte*, Magnoric
16:00“Electrification of ships for future-proof propulsion systems”
Uwe Heine, Wärtsilä Deutschland GmbH
16:30Closing Words

* – presenting co-author