Conference Program 2020

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Wednesday, 02/09/2020

16:00-18:00Guided machine lab tours at LKV, LTT & FVTR GmbH
(Albert-Einstein-Str. 2 | 18059 Rostock | Germany)
Get-together at the Radisson Hotel bar


Thursday, 03/09/2020

Prof. Bert Buchholz (LKV, University of Rostock)


Session 1: General framework

(Chair: Dr. Martin Wernli, Caterpillar Motoren GmbH & Co. KG)

Welcome message
Norbert Brackmann
(Federal government coordinator for the maritime industry, BMWi)
Goal-based short-term measures
for the implementation of the IMO initial GHG-strategy
Thorsten Mundt (DNVGL)
MAN medium speed gas and dual fuel engines –
Clean and flexible solutions for stationary and marine markets
Prof. Dr. Gunnar Stiesch, Dr. Markus Bauer, Dr. Alexander Knafl (MAN Energy Solutions SE)
Coffee break


Session 2: Development trends – decarbonizing large engines

(Chair: Prof. Gunnar Stiesch, MAN Energy Solutions SE)

Power-to-X and the de-fossilization of large engines
Dr. Daniel Chatterjee, Dr. Alexander Buttler (MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH)
Extensions of the toolbox applied in large engine research and
development as called for by the advent of alternative fuels
Dr. German Weisser, Dr. Matthias Stark, Dr. Beat von Rotz, Dr. Bartosz Rozmyslowicz, Roger Mäder (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.)
Optimization of the dual fuel micro pilot combustion process for marine applications
Carsten Rickert, Marius Hoff, Robert Graumüller, Dr. Michael Sturm, Andreas Banck (Caterpillar Motoren GmbH & Co. KG)


Session 3: Fundamental research in new fuels

(Chair: Dr. Daniel Chatterjee, MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH)

Hydrogen / methanol and hydrogen / diesel dual fuel combustion systems
for sustainable maritime applications
Dr. Nicole Wermuth (LEC GmbH), Prof. Andreas Wimmer (LEC GmbH / Graz University of Technology), Dr. Jan Zelenka, Marcel Lackner, Dieter Barnstedt (LEC GmbH)
Application of methanol with an ignition promotor in a medium speed CI engine
Rasmus F. Cordtz, Chong Cheng, Thomas B. Thomsen, Prof. Jesper Schramm (Technical University of Denmark)
Hydrogen direct injection (H2DI) on spark ignited stationary engine
Karsten Stenzel, Manuel Cech, Martin Steiner, Tobias Ehrler, Dr. Christian Reiser (WTZ Roßlau GmbH)
Coffee break


Session 4: Dual fuel ignition and combustion

(Chair: Dr. Reiser, WTZ Roßlau GmbH)

Characterization of dual-fuel combustion processes
David Humair, Prof. Kai Herrmann, Patrick Cartier, Pascal Süess, Silas Wüthrich (FHNW Schweiz), Prof. Konstantinos Boulouchos, Dr. Christophe Barro, Dr. Bruno Schneider, Christian Schürch (LAV-ETHZ)
Potential for nitrogen oxide and methane emission reduction
in medium-speed dual-fuel engines
Björn Henke (LKV, University of Rostock), Sascha Andree
(LTT, University of Rostock), Karsten Schleef, Sebastian Cepelak,
Prof. Bert Buchholz (LKV, University of Rostock)


Social evening

18:00Boat tour to the evening event in Rostock, Hohe Dühne


Friday, 04/09/2020

Impulse speach: future fuels

(Chair: Prof. Horst Harndorf, former LKV, University of Rostock)

Sustainable shipping – how to choose the right energy carrier
Sebastian Dörr (Lubtrading GmbH)


Session 5: Exhaust gas aftertreatment

(Chair: Prof. Horst Harndorf, former LKV, University of Rostock)

Catalyst substrates and coating technologies for clean large engines
Hendrik Noack (Umicore AG & Co. KG)
Near zero emission medium speed engine for EU Stage V & ULEV
Dr. Daniel Peitz, Dr. Dominik Gschwend, Simon Schiegg (Hug Engineering AG),
Yannick Loulidi (Anglo Belgian Cooperation NV)
Coffee break


Session 6: Trends in fuel injection & turbocharging

(Chair: Klaus Heim, Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.)

Towards the digital engine: the OMT smart injector enables performance monitoring and condition-based maintenance
Dr. Marco Ferro (OMT SpA), Dr. Marco Coppo (OMT SpA / OMT Digital srl)
Potential of intelligent Injection components for multiple fuel combustion in large engines
Dr. Michael Willmann, Emanuel Rauer (Woodward L’Orange GmbH), Benjamin Stengel (LKV, University of Rostock), Dr. Fabian Pinkert, Erwin Swiderski (FVTR GmbH)
The value of turbocharging for combustion and performance
in the application of alternative fuels on large engines
Raphael Ryser (ABB Turbo Systems Ltd.)


Session 7: Tribology: Challenges & potentials

(Chair: Prof. Andreas Wimmer, LEC GmbH / Graz University of Technology)

Review and prospect of marine fuel study
Prof. Koji Takasaki, (Kyushu University), Dr. Atsushi Takeda (Nippon Yuka Kogyo Co. Ltd.), Dr. Daisuke Tsuru (Kyushu University), Dr. Kosuke Okazaki (Japan Coast Guard Academy)
eta-up –
Numerical and experimental temperature field analysis of a marine diesel engine piston
Alexander Dottei, Prof. Egon Hassel (LTT, University of Rostock),
Marko Püschel, Dr. Martin Reißig, (FVTR GmbH),
Dr. Michael Sturm (Caterpillar Motoren GmbH & Co. KG)
eta-up –
Reduction of friction losses of medium speed ship engines:
simulation techniques and modelling
Dr. Alexander Boucke, Prof. Gunter Knoll (IST mbH), Philipp Roming, Prof. Peter Eilts
(ivb, Technical University of Braunschweig),
Coffee break


Session 8: Field experience & safety measures

(Chair: Prof. Christian Fink, HS Wismar)

MV „Wes Amelie“ field report after 3 years of operation
Rainer Runde (WESSELS Reederei GmbH & Co. KG )
Selective methane detection in the crankcase of large 4-stroke engines
Dr. Horst Brünnet (Schaller Automation Industrielle Automationstechnik GmbH & Co. KG), Prof. Andreas Schütze, Henrik Lensch (Saarland University)


Closing words
Prof. Bert Buchholz (LKV, University of Rostock)