Sept 16, 2010

Sept 16


Impact of the Fuel Injection Systems on the Maritime and Industrial Requirements by the Community

by Dimitrios Economou

On September 16,  2010, the Greek  Section’s  first  technical meeting of the 2010-2011 season was held  at the Auditorium  of Maran Tankers  Inc.(kind offer of the owners).

The meeting  was attended by 31 members and 11 visitors from the shipping community.

Dr Marcos Gutierrez, Project Manager, Research & Development Dpt  of  DUAP AG, Switzerland,

presented his  paper on  “Impact of the Fuel Injection Systems on the Maritime  and Industrial

Requirements by the Community”.

The following  topics were presented and discussed:

·        Emission’s  regulations for the next years

·        Composition of the exhaust gasses of the diesel engines

·        Comparison of emissions between conventional and common rail fuel injection systems

·        Main failure types in common rail systems

·        Main failure types in conventional systems

·        Optimized  geometries and production processes

·        The  DUAP’s  solutions Fuel Saving and Maintenance Cost Reduction

·        The way that DUAP reaches  durability, quality and  environmental requirements by understanding the processes, identifying potential critical areas(design and analysis), simulations and testing

·        The products of DUAP

·        Actual and Future Requirements for Clean Energy


After this presentation of significant current interest, a reception was held at an adjacent hall at Maran Tankers, Inc.

The  presentation of this lecture can be found here

Greek Section September 16, 2010 meeting (l to r): Dimitrios Lyridis, papers committee chairman, Nikos Dionissopoulos, substitute EC member, Dimitios Economou, EC member, Dr Marcos Gutierrez Author, Petros Lalangas, Chairman, Kostas Maounis, Secretary/treasurer.