Mr. Holger Jacobsen

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Mr. Holger Jacobsen – The “Engine Expert”

Holger has spent over 23 years with MAN Diesel & Turbo, managing both field and technical services in Australia and Singapore. He was the Head of Diesel Engineering at Teekay Shipping in Vancouver BC. In 2009, he started the Emission Services for Wartsila in Canada and has been with Wartsila for 6 years………………..

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Cylinder Head Studs Broke Due To Cooling Water Ingress!

Cylinder head studs play a vital role in transmitting the combustion forces onto the engine structures and entablature.  This case study is very interesting and it throw lights on how a cooling water leak can lead to failure of cylinder head studs. Main Engine : 12 RTA 96 C Running Hours : 68,590 Power : […]

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Cylinder Head Gaskets Blew-up When Main Engine Started!

Type Of Ship : Car Carrier Engine Make : Wartsila – W8L32 Engine running hrs : 34,027 What Happened: The ship crew were testing the Main engine (4 Stroke engine) as a part of the routine test at low to moderate engine power.  During such test, there was an alarm for low cooling water pressure […]

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