Inbjudan till seminarium 8 maj ”Methanol as a marine fuel”

Enterprise Europe Network invites you to Gothenburg the 8 May to find your business opportunity in the field of methanol as a marine fuel. Participants include scientific and industrial professionals, such as: ship owners, ship and engine designers, fuel producers, suppliers, scientists and developers etc. Small- and medium enterprises are especially welcome to this unique opportunity to take part of the developments within methanol as a marine fuel and to discuss the means to further advance the contribution to a clean and sustainable maritime transport world.

The seminar will present the latest developments within the research field. The aim is to be able to propose and discuss a road map for development of engine tech- nologies, best utilization of identified available alcohol fuels with regard to composition and quality and how to produce these alcohols as green as possible.

Come to Gothenburg the 8 May to:
Network with the foremost professionals within methanol as a marine fuel
Discuss the future developments.
Learn from the latest research and developments
within the field.
Make business with likeminded companies and
Create the future of the marine industry together.

For registration and more information go to:
For more information contact Thomas Bräck, phone: +46-707 80 60 73,

Deadline for registration: extended to 30-april. Limited number of participants.

Accommodation: We have arranged a special deal with Novotel Gothenburg Quote ”ScandiNAOS” for special rate Address: Klippan 1, 414 51 Göteborg, Sweden.
phone: +46 31-720 22 00

Fee: A fee of 50 EUR will be invoiced to the participants.

Preliminary program 8 May:
Registration at SSR’s premises in Långedrag
Welcome – Enterprise Europe Network
Thomas Bräck, Business developer Enterprise Europe Network, Swerea IVF
Presentation of the agenda
Björn Södahl, Research Coordinator at Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Chalmers University of Technology
Compact State of the art (Alcohol chemistry, production, engine and ship technology etc.)
Per Fagerlund, MSc Naval Architect, Senior Advisor, ScandiNAOS AB
Ship owners’ perspective
Per Stefensson, MSc Technical Division Naval Architect , Stena Rederi AB
Engine manufacturers’ perspective
Lennart Haraldsson, R&D Alternative Fuels, Wärtsilä Corporation, Power Tech
Coffee break
Methanol production – Industrialization of efficient and sustainable methods
Thomas Stenhede, Senior Application Manager, Wärtsilä
Engine technology
Tommy Björkqvist, CEO, TBAB Teknikkonsult
Production of bio-methanol from forest industry by-products and residual fuels
Rikard Gebart, Professor at Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Luleå University of Technology
Next step and discussion
Bengt Ramne, Naval Architect/Professor of the Practice at Chalmers University of Technology, ScandiNAOS AB
Walk towards steam boat
Embarking s/s Bohuslän
Presentation tour in the port of Gothenburg and combined networking
Arrival at Långedrag and end of program


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