Managing Operational Issues in Marine Engine Running on 2020 Compliant Fuel


    To provide a clear understanding of 2020 complaint fuel, its characteristics, the various issues that may arise, and how these risks can be reduced or dealt with more effectively. This course is most appropriate for Technical Managers, Superintendents and Sea-going Engineers.



    No Pre-requisites.


    Understanding 2020 compliant fuel

    • VLSFO – how it differs from normal Heavy Fuel
    • Key difference in Characteristics besides the Sulphur percentage

    2020 compliant fuel and issues in the engine

    • Combustion quality and related issues
    • Effect on Cylinder lubrication
    • Deposits on piston and piston ring packs
    • Sticking and failure of piston rings
    • Cat-fines and related wear
    • Bore Polishing, Micro-seizure and scuffing

    Managing the issues

    • Important monitoring factors

    • Considerations for feed rate and application of high BN cylinder oil

    Corrosive Wear – now even more important for ships with Scrubbers

    • Background about the issue
    • Monitoring and control to limit the issue






Course Duration:

8 hours
  • Assessment

Payment Mode:

Cheque, Cash, PayNow and Telegraphic Transfer

Trainer/Trainee Ratio

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