Selection, Applications, Operation, Inspection, Diagnostic Testing,
Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Refurbishment, Performance Monitoring,
Power Augmentation, and Economics


About The Course

Turbocharged marine diesel engines have the highest efficiency and reliability for powering ships. They also have low capital, operation and maintenance cost. Diesel engines have been used to power ships of various sizes. The environmental emissions of these engines are minimal.  This seminar will provide in-depth coverage of the selection, operation, inspection, diagnostic testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, refurbishment, performance monitoring, power augmentation, and economics of all types of turbocharged marine diesel engines.  The main focus of this seminar will be on the inspection, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, and refurbishment of these engines.  All the components, instrumentation, and control systems of turbocharged diesel engines will be covered in detail.  The design, selection considerations, operation, maintenance, economics of turbocharged marine diesel engines as well as, emission limits, reliability, monitoring and governing systems will also be covered in detail.  This seminar will also provide up-dated information in respect to all the significant improvements that have been made to turbocharged marine diesel engines during the last two decades.

Learning Outcomes

  • Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engines Components and Systems: Learn about all components and subsystems of the various types of turbocharged marine diesel engines
  • Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engine Failure Modes, Inspection, Diagnostic Testing, Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Refurbishment: Learn about all the failure modes of turbocharged marine diesel engines, inspection techniques, diagnostic testing, troubleshooting, maintenance and refurbishment activities required for these engines to minimize their operating cost and maximize their efficiency, reliability, and longevity.
  • Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engine Environmental Emissions: Learn about the monitoring and control of turbocharged marine diesel engine environmental emissions
  • Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engine Instrumentation and Control Systems: Learn about the latest instrumentation and control systems of turbocharged marine diesel engines
  • Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engine Reliability and Testing: Increase your knowledge of turbocharged marine diesel engines predictive and preventive maintenance, reliability and testing.
  • Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engine Selection and Applications: Gain a detailed understanding of the selection considerations and applications of turbocharged marine diesel engines

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers of all disciplines
  • Managers
  • Technicians
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Other technical individuals


Course Faculty - Philip Kiameh

Philip Kiameh

Has more than 32 years of practical engineering experience with Ontario Power Generation as an Engineering Supervisor and Training Manager, has conduct courses and seminars, to more than 4,000 working engineers and professionals who consistently ranked him as “Excellent” or “Very Good”. Philip has also wrote 5 books for working engineers from which three have been published by McGraw-Hill, New York.

Philip Kiameh

Philip Kiameh, M.A.Sc., B.Eng., D.Eng., P.Eng. (Canada) has been a teacher at University of Toronto and Dalhousie University, Canada for more than 25 years. In addition, Prof Kiameh has taught courses and seminars to more than four thousand working engineers and professionals around the world, specifically Europe and North America. Prof Kiameh has been consistently ranked as “Excellent” or “Very Good” by the delegates who attended his seminars and lectures.

Prof Kiameh wrote 5 books for working engineers from which three have been published by McGraw-Hill, New York. Below is a list of the books authored by Prof Kiameh:


1- Power Generation Handbook: Gas Turbines, Steam Power Plants, Co-generation, and Combined Cycles, second edition, (800 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, October 2011.

2- Electrical Equipment Handbook (600 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, March 2003.

3- Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide (800 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, January 2012.

4- Industrial Instrumentation and Modern Control Systems (400 pages), Custom Publishing, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Custom Publishing (1999).

5- Industrial Equipment (600 pages), Custom Publishing, University of Toronto, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Custom Publishing (1999).


Prof. Kiameh has received the following awards:

  1. The first “Excellence in Teaching” award offered by Poweredge Pte Ltd Training Center, Singapore, December 2016
  2. The first “Excellence in Teaching” award offered by the Professional Development Center at University of Toronto (May, 1996).
  3. The “Excellence in Teaching Award” in April 2007 offered by TUV Akademie (TUV Akademie is one of the largest Professional Development centre in world, it is based in Germany and the United Arab Emirates, and provides engineering training to engineers and managers across Europe and the Middle East).
  4. Awarded graduation “With Distinction” from Dalhousie University when completed Bachelor of Engineering degree (1983).
  5. Entrance Scholarship to University of Ottawa (1984).
  6. Natural Science and Engineering Research Counsel (NSERC) scholarship towards Graduate studies – Master of Applied Science in Engineering (1984 – 1985).

Prof. Kiameh performed research on power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited at their Chalk River and Whiteshell Nuclear Research Laboratories. He also has more than 32 years of practical engineering experience with Ontario Power Generation (OPG – formerly, Ontario Hydro – the largest electric utility in North America). Prof. Kiameh retired from OPG in November 2016.


While working at Ontario Hydro, Prof. Kiameh acted as a Training Manager, Engineering Supervisor, System Responsible Engineer and Design Engineer. During the period of time that Prof Kiameh worked as a Field Engineer and Design Engineer, he was responsible for the operation, maintenance, diagnostics, and testing of gas turbines, steam turbines, generators, motors, transformers, inverters, valves, pumps, compressors, instrumentation and control systems. Further, his responsibilities included designing, engineering, diagnosing equipment problems and recommending solutions to repair deficiencies and improve system performance, supervising engineers, setting up preventive maintenance programs, writing Operating and Design Manuals, and commissioning new equipment.


Later, Prof Kiameh worked as the manager of a section dedicated to providing training for the staff at the power stations. The training provided by Prof Kiameh covered in detail the various equipment and systems used in power stations.


Professor Philip Kiameh was awarded his Bachelor of Engineering Degree “with distinction” from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He also received a Master of Applied Science in Engineering (M.A.Sc.) from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers in the province of Ontario, Canada.


Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engine Design

Components and Advantages

Fuel System

Electronic Management System

Turbocharged Marine Diesel Engine Failure Modes

Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Refurbishment

“The course was very beneficial to me. Recommended for new comers who never had any “Power” background”

– Senior Executive, CEO Office, Sarawak Energy Berhad

“Good knowledge for non-technical professionals to understand various aspects of the power & utility industry & business”

Senior Financial Analyst, Sarawak Energy Berhad

“Engineering made easy for Non-Engineers”

Energy Market Authority Singapore

“The videos. The good thing about the course is that the whole power industry was presented in a concise manner giving us better picture”

Geologist, PetroEnergy Resources Corporation

A tailor made course on PV for non-professionals. Excellent. Topped up to the required level of knowledge for me.”

Managing Director, Neat Solutions Pvt Ltd

Concise yet complete brief course to bring professionals up to date with the latest issues and trends with photovoltaic systems.”

Engineer, Public Utilities Board, Singapore

“The course is comprehensive and has increased my knowledge and competency.”

Senior Engineer, Tenaga Nasional Berhad

“This training has opened my eyes to other country’s case studies on solar PV systems.”

Engineer, TNB Energy Services

“Overall, the training was a refresher and at the same time gave us wider view of the things that are important to look out for in our own plant. The presentation and references that we have acquired will become a major reference for all Petron personnel and will be relevant in the years to come. Dr Andrew Cox is a remarkable speaker and a wonderful person.”

Chief Plant Engineer, Petron Corporation Philippines

“Excellent course on Excitation Systems. Highly recommended”


“A very useful course and well organised”

Head of Electrical Engineering, Shell Refining Company

“This course very helpful and useful for those whose work related with power generation to get more understanding on excitation systems to troubleshoot and maintenance”

Engineer, TNB

“Great job in explaining protection concepts”



Engineer, Keppel FELS Ltd

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Project Manager, Siemens Pte Ltd

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Electrical Engineer, Chiyoda Singapore Pte Ltd

“Very specific well organize material relay protection training. Most important is conducted by very experienced chartered engineer kudos to poweredge & trainer”


Electrical Engineer, Carigali Hess Operating Company Sdn Bhd

“Good for General Introduction of HV Cables system.”

Tai Sin Electric Ltd

“I have gained my knowledge in the power cable design laying & testing.”

Sarawak Energy Berhad

“The course is useful and would be able to apply in daily working activity.”

Manager, Jurong Shipyard

“This is a critical course for those with emerging markets for ancillary services so they can start it with learnings from existing competitive markets”


President & CEO, SN Aboitiz Power Group

“The course was insightful that will aid me to easily prepare the day ahead. Ancillary Services schedule defines which generating power plants to provide regulating, contingency & dispatchable reserves as well as reactive power support & blackstart service.”

Senior Engineer, National Grid Corporation of the Philippines

“The training provided me with a good knowledge about how other countries implement their Reserve Market”

Deputy General Counsel, National Grid Corporation of the Philippines

“Great presentation! Excellent discussions!”

Legal Counsel, Vivant Corporation

“Good Training course and will keep in touch with the trainer for future clarification and technical assistant”

Assistant Vice President, Sembcorp Industries Limited

“The training was comprehensive enough in terms of practicality in HRSG maintenance.”

Project Engineer, First Gen Corporation

“If you want to learn the concepts & principles, and how protection relays really operate, and as a protection engineer have a deeper appreciation and understanding of what you do at work, then this will be very valuable. Especially if you want to know how relay protection is related to all formulas and concepts you have learned from your electrical engineering course in school.”

Senior Engineer, National Grid Corporation of the Philippines


Electrical Engineer, TOYO Engineering & Construction Sdn Bhd

“Overall discussion, materials trainers, venue and everything are all excellent. Very useful for system operations & commissioning, relay setting & protection relay engineers.”


Engineer, National Grid Corporation of the Philippines

“A well-structured course module that meet the target group nicely”

Maintenance Engineer, Sarawak Energy Berhad

“Recommended for any protection engineer. Very clearly explained and detailed that is definitely useful for those who work in power industry.”


Protection Engineer, Sarawak Energy Berhad

“Excellent presentation and hands on practice for better understanding.”



General Manager, Tenaga Nasional Berhad.

“A very good presentation which it is easy to understand and it can be used right away.”

Engineer – Power Generation

“I enjoyed all learnings from this training and will really be able to apply it in my work.”

AVP – Controller, Aboitiz Power Group

“This course has provided on insight on good financial modelling practices, fundamentals, step by step on how to develop the model. A course must be attended by all analysts associates commercial project team members from banks, developers etc.”

Senior Analyst, YTL Power International Berhad

“The course has provided very comprehensive overview of how CMS should be developed and implemented in the company. Great knowledge gained.”

Singapore Power

I have benefited from the 3-day workshop and is more confident of implementing CMS.”


Senoko Energy Pte Ltd

“Excellent training materials. Gill and Gary was able to clearly articulate the principles, purpose of the course.”

Energy Market Authority

“Great to have real hand on experience at off line real substation. Very experience instructor. Very warm reception and great foods” 

Senior Manager, ABB Malaysia S/B

“This program is good for fresh engineers who involve in technical and investigation which is part of Suruhanjaya Tenaga Task”

Head of Unit, Suruhanjaya Tenaga

“Good hands on experience “



Engineer, Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd

“I think this course basically is a good course with active discussion amongst the speakers and delegates”

Senior Associate, Mararim & Tairas

“Good insight about contract management in 2 days”

Nicolas Leong, Senior Business Development Engineer, Lanco International Pte Ltd

“Overall a positive learning experiences to update insights on the market.”

Energy Manager of Cedalion Energy

“Improvement of the Greek wholesale market.”


Associate Director, European & Regulatory Affairs

“Preparatory  material (eg. examples, questions) for non-experts if sent before seminar could be of help. Interested in forecasting technique) on energy markets.”


Director, Portfolio Management - Athens Exchange Group

“Useful materials for future reference possibly would be better if there were less detail (width) and more specific examples (depth).”

Investment Specialist

“Materials adequately organised and presented. However, the volume of the info presented is too much for just one or two days seminar. Specific items (products design, counter-party risk management, utility management market-making would require more seminar time for better understanding.”

Director, Day-ahead Scheduling - Athens Exchange Group

“The presenter is widely experienced and knowledgeable in this field.”

Researcher, Tenaga Nasional Berhad.

“Training is very interesting and helpful in our current job and made me aware more on risk management and safety.”

Supervising Test Engineer, Electrical Testing Department

“The training is very information and highly recommended.”


Test Engineer – Chemical, Meralco

“The lecture will highlight the importance of asset management and incorporate it to our EAM system.”

Test Engineer, Meralco

“Very good training course will help me to improve my report writing” Plant Manager


“Covered just about the same material that would be in a master dissertation” – Analyst, EMC


Energy Market Company

“A very good course for the new engineers to have this basic knowledge on power system” – Electrical Engineer, Sarawak Energy Berhad


Sarawak Energy Berhad

“The training is good and the presentation by Mr Brian Matkin is very clear and easy to understand.” Executive.


Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission)

“Training is very much helpful and I’ve learned a lot. It is highly recommended that this should be taken to most companies.” Inter-Facility Coordinator.



First Gen Corporation

“I think this training was very useful & I will use it in my project management process as we well. Thank you!” Project Engineer.

Sembcorp Industries

“A benefit to every new employee in any HSE function. Well done, presenter!” Senior Manager Risk & Scientific Services.


Sembcorp Industries

“The training was informative and I will take what I have learnt and apply it in my organisation.” SHERQ Administrator.


Sembcorp Industries

“The training was excellent! Lots of opportunities to learn and understand practical examples.” HSE Manager.


Sembcorp Industries

“The programme is well throughout and designed.” HSE – Director.

Sembcorp Industries

“This training would help me write faster and more effectively.” Chemical Engineer III (Assistant Manager, Chem and Environmental Section).


First Gen Corporation

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First Gen Corporation

“I really enjoyed the training as it is very interactive and practical, the speaker did an excellent job in discussing the topic as well as engage the audience in active participation.” Engineer I-Civil.

First Gen Corporation

“Excellent course. Thumbs up!” Executive.


Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission)

“Good presentation. Easy to understand from non-technical perspective.” Executive.


Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission)

“Met requirements & expectations. A brilliant and knowledgeable trainer.” Regulatory Officer.

Suruhanjaya Tenaga (Energy Commission)

“The course was very beneficial to me. Recommended for new comers who never had any “Power” background” –   Senior Executive, CEO Office, Sarawak Energy Berhad


Sarawak Energy Berhad

“Overall I really liked this training. It sheds a new light in my understanding about my company and I would recommend this training to everyone else with the same background as mine. I’m really happy with this course” – Executive, Sarawak Energy Berhad


Sarawak Energy Berhad

“Good knowledge for non-technical professionals to understand various aspects of the power & utility industry & business” – Senior Financial Analyst, Sarawak Energy Berhad


Sarawak Energy Berhad

“Very informative for non-engineers & provides basic understanding of power systems” – Manager, Sarawak Energy Berhad


Sarawak Energy Berhad

“A very informative session and an eye opener to non-technical personnel” – Senior Financial Analyst, Sarawak Energy Berhad


Sarawak Energy Berhad

“A comprehensive and helpful course for those who are new to the utility industry” – Senior Executive, CEO Office Support Division, Sarawak Energy Berhad.

Sarawak Energy Berhad

“Kasper is able to explain the materials well and is able to hold the attention of the class. Good trainer, well done!” – Senior Economist, EMC


Energy Market Company

“Very insightful sharing on the LNG Markets globally” – Market Analyst, EMC


Energy Market Company

“The course provides a good introduction to LNG Markets, Trading & Risk Management”


Energy Market Company

“Mr Kasper Walet is an excellent trainer, extremely equipped with the relevant expertise and knowledge. THANK YOU!” – Economist, EMC


Energy Market Company

“A good overview of the LNG market” – Vice President, SGX


Energy Market Company

“Good course and easy to understand” Maintenance Manager



“To write incident report and daily report” Planning Engineer


“Good Presentor, Teacher. Make easy to understand” Operation Manager


“Good Teacher” Maintenance Manager



“Very good presentation” Plant Manager



“It’s very easy to understand the explanation from instructors” Asset Management



“Very detailed and informative presentation. James is highly experienced and willing to share his expertise with the participants.”

Assistant Manager, Tuas Power Generation

The training was very much organized and the participants were properly informed and assisted by the staff. Topics are very relevant because they are up to date.

Meralco, Regulation on Electricty Networks
This training course has a limited attendance for up to 20 participants only. Sessions commence at 9am on all days, with short intervals at 10.30am and 3.30pm respectively. Refreshments will be provided in the short intervals. Lunch will be provided at 12:30pm for 1 hour. Sessions will end at 5pm on all days.

Unique Features with powerEDGE Training

• Pre-Course Questionnaire to help us focus on your learning objectives
• Detailed Course & Reference Manual for Continuous Learning and Sharing
• Practical Exercises & Case Examples to better understand the principles
• Limited class size to ensure One-to-One Interactivity
• Assessment at the end of the course to help you develop a Personal Action Plan