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04 Jun 20 10:00 – 04 Jun 20 11:00

Fishing Fleet – Optimizing propulsion efficiency

(CEST) 60 min - Webinar
Join some of Kongsberg world class specialist and learn more about how utilizing new technologies helps increase efficiency, improve reliability and reduce emissions through optimizing propulsion systems onboard advanced fishing vessels and trawlers.

The fishing vessels of tomorrow puts forward new requirements for safety, efficiency and sustainability. This effects all onboard equipment, and particularly propulsion and energy systems. KONGSBERG, with many of our innovative solutions, is raising the bar to the next level.

Some of the themes covered in this webinar include the importance of considering the whole propulsion system rather than single components e.g. Propeller, Gear and Engine/Gen.sets. We also look at how fuel consumption was optimized on the B33:45 engine without using common rail. The webinar will use actual case studies showing the effect of innovation implemented over time and various trade-offs.

At the end we will look into how Permanent Magnet technology has become part of modern propulsion systems and ask the question if we will find this on tomorrows fishing vessels?

Host for webinar is Trond Paulsen – Vice President Propulsion and Engine Sales – Fishery and Special Purpose vessels. He is responsible for all new building sales of Kongsberg propulsion systems towards fishing, aquaculture and research vessels. Trond has background from electrical engineering and control systems, previously holding multiple positions in Kongsberg maritime within digitalization and sensing solutions.

Time:         Jun 04, 2020 10:00 (CEST) in Oslo
Venue:       Webinar

Leif Vartdal, Section Manager Hydrodynam 
Holding a masters degree in Marine Technology and Hydrodynamics started his career in Ulstein propellers more than 30 years ago. Ulstein Propellers later become part of RR Commercial Marine and since last year part of Kongsberg Maritime. Leif is currently Section Manager Hydrodynamics in Ulsteinvik, supporting both internal KONGSBERG development and customer projects for complete propulsion systems with CFD analysis and vast experience.


Isak Stamnes, Technical management at Rolls Royce Bergen Engine
With a MSc Degree in Mechanical engineering from NTNU, specializing in combustion process, emissions and engine design, has worked at Bergen Engine for 15 years and currently technical management team in their developments towards more efficient engines at Rolls Royce Power Systems AG.

Dag Brandal, Gnrl. Mngr Prod-Prop.Syst.
Also have close to 30 years of experience in propeller development and product ownership. With background as mechanical engineer from Ålesud, he is currently General Manager Product for Thrusters. Responsible for development and lifetime maintenance of products like Tunnel thrusters, Swing-up Thrusters, Azipull and utilization of Permanent magnet technologies in these product families.