Dieselcare 80 Seminar Scheduled In New York October 28-29, 1980

Experience gained by U.S. ship operators With diesel propulsion will form the main theme of a two-day seminar to be held in the New York Hilton Hotel on October 28- 29, 1980.

Entitled Dieselcare 80, the seminar is being organized by Intec Press, Ltd. and will follow the pattern of Intec's successful Dieselcare 79 event. On each seminar day, six presentations featuring leading industry authorities are planned. They will deal with a number of important aspects of diesel selection, operation, and maintenance. Ample time will be allowed for discussion and questions from delegates. A cocktail reception on the evening of the first seminar day will present a further opportunity for contact between speakers and delegates.

The program for Dieselcare 80 is now being finalized. Speakers taking part will include Ralmar Schwenke of Mobil Shipping, Ltd., who will cover experience gained thus far with operating the dieselized VLCC Mobil Hawk. A. Sinclair, senior marine engineer with American President Lines, will be explaining some of the factors influencing shipowners to choose diesel propulsion. Ernst Jung of Sulzer Brothers will cover the subject of building slow-speed diesels in the U.S.

The program will open with an overview of present progress by U.S. shipowners in adopting diesel propulsion. In addition to the papers already mentioned, other topics to be covered will include training of shipboard personnel for diesel operation, condition monitoring and control of diesels, spares stocking and consumption, and a look from the repairer's view at some of the things that can go wrong with diesels and how they can be avoided or rectified.

The seminar will conclude with a panel discussion in which a number of experts will discuss how to overcome the problems presented in burning the new low grades of heavy fuel in the diesel.

More details of Dieselcare 80 are available from M. Randolph Long, Intec Press, Ltd., 310 East 46th Street, New York, N.Y. 10017; (212) 697-4893.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 24,  Aug 1980

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