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Courses in 2016

1. Gasunie, on site , The Netherlands.
Gas turbines, gas engines, centrifugal compressors, reciprocating compressors and electric driven centrifugal compressors.

2. VAF Instruments , Dordrecht , The Netherlands.
Gas -, dual fuel and diesel engines, fuels, fuel lines, combustion and emissions.

3. Karl Dungs , Hilversum, The Netherlands.
Course fuel- and air systems for gas- and dual-fuel systems.

New, first edition of the Gas- and dual-fuel engine book for ship propulsion, powerplants and cogeneration on the market April 2016.

Courses in 2017

1. PK OEM Parts , Dordrecht , The Netherlands.
Basic principles of diesel engines.

2. Oaklins Small Cap Advisory B.V. , Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Propulsion systems, introduction in the shipping industry.

3. Marin , Wageningen , The Netherlands.
Gas-, dual-fuel- and diesel engines for ship propulsion.

4. IHC Holland , Kinderdijk , The Netherlands.
Engine room lay-out Beagle 8, heavy draghead.

New third edition of the new diesel engine book for ship propulsion and powerplants on the market. December 2017.

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Kees, Christiaan, Niels and Truus Kuiken at the chamber of Commerce, Groningen. December 2012

Christiaan Kuiken, dual maritime officer will take care of the new technical developments in the maritime field. Niels Kuiken is responsible for the website, logistics and stores. Truus Kuiken will continue with the administration and customer service and Kees Kuiken will publish new items and a gas engine book in Juni 2016.



Diesel engine books, second edition, orders in 2017.

The following institutes ordered the books for the training of their students.

  • Maritime Institute “Willem Barentsz, Terschelling, the Netherlands.
  • Maritime Institute Chalmers, part of Cremona, Göteborg, Sweden.
  • The Maskinmesterskolen in Arhus and Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • IMM Bergen University College, Bergen, Norway.
  • The Maritime Institute of California, Vallejo, United States.
  • The United States Coastguard, Portland, USA.
  • STC Group, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Gas- and dual-fuel engine book for Ship propulsion, powerplants and cogeneration.

The first customer is the training centre of MAN Diesel & Turbo Copenhagen.



The new Diesel Engine Book

Look inside ′Diesel Engines′

This second completely revised edition, July 2012, of a two-part book on diesel engines is intended for all who work with diesel engines for maritime propulsion and power generation.

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News from the author

The diesel-engine manufacterers

The production level of diesel engines is low. Who have an important market share in the four diesel engine categories?

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Wear of cylinder liners

Insufficient insulation of electrical systems on dieselgenerator sets can cause serious damage of cylinder liners and crankpin and crankshaft bearings.

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Dual fuel engines for lower emissions

Natural gas is the ideal fossil fuel to minimize the exhaust- gas emissions of modern dual-fuel diesel engines; also the cost of maintenance and repair will be reduced considerably.

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