Major Manufacturers Attend First Diesel Propulsion Conference Held In Seat

Some of the foremost diesel engine manufacturers, shipping companies and engineering firms were represented at the first Diesel Propulsion Conference recently held in Seattle, sponsored by Trans Marine Propulsion Systems of Seattle and International Power Engineering, Copenhagen, Denmark.

According to Trans Marine Propulsion Systems president Herbert Roeser, the conference, which he hopes will become an annual event, was very successful.

The international panel of speakers from Japan, Switzerland, Germany, Norway, Denmark and the U.S., and the audience discussed such topics as: low- and mediumspeed diesel engine development; turbocharger development; computerized, planned maintenance and performance; and modernization schemes of diesel engines and ships.

Representatives from such major companies as Sulzer Brothers, Brown Boveri, International Power Engineering, The East Asiatic Company, Caterpillar Engine Division, Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Waukesha Engine Division and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries were all in attendance.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 14,  Jan 1986

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