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Crankcase inspection of a MAN Diesel 50 MC two-stroke crosshead engine.

 

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Removal of the piston of a four-stroke medium-speed diesel engine, a Wärtsilä 46 line engine on board of the "Pride of Rotterdam".

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Set fire to biomass in the boiler of a biomass installation for the generation of electricity and heat.

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A technical excursion as part of a diesel-engine course at the site of the crankshaft reconditioning company of Mark van Schaick, Schiedam, The Netherlands.

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A Deutz gas engine for a cogeneration plant for glass houses.

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A container feeder at the Kieler Canal, Germany.

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Honing of a fixed cylinder liner in the diesel-engine block.

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Casting of an engine block.

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During reconditioning this forged-steel piston crown of a two-stroke crosshead engine has to be heated at a constant temperature.

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The office of Target Global Energy Training.

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The rotor of a steam turbine.

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Lunch time during a course for energy saving in Mongolia.

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A large centrifugal compressor for the transport of natural gas.

 

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The main engine, a four-stroke medium-speed MAK 43 diesel engine of a container feeder.

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The main engine of a large containership, the “Hamburg Express”, a MAN Diesel two-stroke twelve cylinder crosshead engine.

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The maintenance engineers of the diesel engines, Choloma Powerplant, Honduras.

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A huge cruise ship, the "Carnaval Victory".

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The inspection of the air intake receiver of a two stroke crosshead engine.

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The container ship "Emma Maersk" before the trials.

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The "Colombo Express" at sea.

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A partly cross section of an RK 280 MAN Diesel.

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A two-stroke crosshead engine on the test bed in South Korea.

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A power plant in Honduras.

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An oil tanker at sea, the "Maersk Virtue".

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A broken connecting rod.





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