The Sulphur Cap has been impacting the Marine industry strongly and countless new unproven fuel blends now are on the market. An article from Exxon Mobil provides crucial information gathered in their MobilServ℠ laboratories. It shows how the first months under the Sulfur Cap 2020 have impacted lab results. According to the newsletter important lube oil and fuel parameters have developed against predictions and can cause massive problems to the operation of vessels.
Your solution for detecting Cat Fines levels onboard: Our in-house developed and patented Cat Fines Tester can measure the Cat Fines content in samples with very high accuracy. The digital test provides a real PPM result as needed for the onboard operation.
Reduce costs during these trying times by adjusting the feed rate properly and get information about possible Cold Corrosion. Use CMT´s solutions to detect and quantify cylinder wear levels.
If you would like to get more information, please contact us to find out more about the quick and easy methods.
The Oil Doc Conference was held virtually this year. Despite the hurdles that a spontaneous change like this brings with it, we had two successful and interesting days.
We would like to thank the organizers of the OilDoc for this. The switch to a virtual trade fair was implemented well and help was always available.
Our managing director Matthias Winkler gave an interesting lecture on the condition monitoring of grease-lubricated bearings. In addition to this lecture, Mr. Winkler explained in a live workshop which secrets an on-site oil test can reveal.
This time, the personal conversation was only available via a chat or video call, but this was very well received. If you have any questions about the products we were exhibiting, or if you have missed the OilDoc, you can contact our sales department.
Due to the current situation in the world concerning the coronavirus, the OilDoc Forum will be held virtually this year. We would like to welcome you to our digital booth on September 22nd and 23rd, 2020 and invite you to view and listen to the interesting lectures and workshops. CMT´s Managing Director Matthias Winkler personally will hold a live lecture and furthermore a pre-recorded session is available as part of the forum.
In addition to the information provided on our booth, we will also be available for you personally via chat or video call.
All further information about the forum can also be found on the website of the Oil Doc Conferenc.
CMT is constantly expanding its collaboration with agents to offer professional support around the world. Therefore, we started working with the John Morris Group.
The John Morris Group will serve Australia, New Zealand and part of the Pacific Islands (except French-speaking).
More information on locations and coverage can be found in our Dealer Network.
The Norshipping 2021 will take place in Oslo from June 1st to 4th next year.
CMT recurrently takes part in this trade fair to present all the news on our products and our proven classics.
The Wirtschaftsförderung und Technologietransfer Schleswig Holstein GmbH (WTSH) is fostering the participation of CM Technologies GmbH at Norshipping 2021 in Oslo.
CM Technologies was once again awarded by the "Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V." and received the Innovative through Research award for 2020-2021.
CMT is constantly striving to advance the condition maintenance market through current projects. Therefore, we are pleased that our hard work is recognized.
The Maintenance 2020 in Dortmund has set a new visitor record this year. On the 12th and 13th February 2020, more than 5.700 visitors visited the leading trade fair for industrial maintenance. This is an increase of 6% over the previous year.
We are very happy that we were able to contribute to this successful fair. For the 2 rewarding days we want to thank the organizers on the one hand, but the even greater thanks goes to the numerous visitors who were able to learn about the latest technology in condition monitoring at our stand.
The vibration analyzer VA5 as well as the other devices of our vibration measurements help many companies to gain more control over their machines and to detect damage in time.
Maintenance Dormund 2020
The IBIA is concerned about the general knowledge for the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulations and the coherent increasing use of low sulfur fuels. The fuels are produced to be stable against asphaltenic sludge but mixing different fuels can relate into sludge build up and damage to fuel oil systems.
During the Presentation of our Managing Director Matthias Winkler on the IMarEST meeting they have learned more about our Compatibility Tester and its efficiency and easy use. The quick test is an easy way to avoid all problems that mixing incompatible fuels can cause. Smooth operation of your engine is no mystery but requires sufficient care.
Furthermore, the handheld PREMET® Devices and the Acoustic Emission Sensor can give even more insight for a trouble-free operation of your propulsion plant.
As the authors of IMarEST said: "For a detailed analysis of problems shown by an online system, a handheld system can be useful. Also, the Auxiliary Engines are often neglected when the main engine is monitored online and hence consume more fuel than needed."
The presentation was also commented by Nikeel Idnani, Honorary Secretary of the IMarEST UAE branch as he liked the introduction of "innovative ways of monitoring the complete combustion process to reduce fuel consumption and emissions"
To get your sulfur levels striving for the IMO 2050 target a combination of low sulfur fuels and efficient performance is inevitable.
For more information read the complete article here
Our managing director Matthias Winkler was part of the IMarEST meeting on the 12th December. He was holding a very requested presentation about fuel oil compatibility and diesel performance measurements especially with regard to the upcoming sulfur limit in the shipping industry. Problems with compatibility have been more recent than ever with the ISO 23263. The presentation or even more the following discussion has shown us, that there are still many questions to be answered.
For further information we have provided a few slides of the presentation for you:
The Diesel Performance was a second big point on the meeting. Mr Winkler demonstrated all the advantages of the newest generation of PREMET® devices especially in combination with the PREMET® Cloud.
For supplementary informations on the meeting:
Our representatives are the experts for the local markets and are a fundamental part of CMT. That is why we organized a dealer meeting to improve our collaboration in 2017. Due to the overwhelming success, the dealer meeting has become a fixed venue we are organizing every 2 years.
From the 5th to the 7th of November 2019, more than 25 agents from all over the world visited us to take part in this event. This year's focus was on the topic of diesel performance analysis with the new PREMET® units and the PREMET® Cloud, the IMO 2020 regulations and their impact, XRF analyzers and the brand new VA5 vibration analyser.
It has been 3 fully packed but wonderful and interesting days and we would like to thank our agents for the numerous and active participation. Our dealers made the meeting a big success.
If you want to contact your agent you will find him on our Dealer Network.
Take a little look into the workshops we organised in our company:
The renowned magazine "The Motorship" has published an interesting article about reducing greenhouse gases. The article is called "A Condition Monitoring Strategy for Conventional Emission Optimization Engines".
Optimising the performance of engines has been identified as a straightforward method of reducing the greenhouse gas emissions and operational costs of any seagoing vessel. While modern main engines are increasingly monitored 24/7 with an online system already provided by the manufacturer, the auxiliary engines are not always included and as a result can consume more fuel than necessary.
“The actual values of many diesel engines rarely correspond to the original settings from the shop or sea trial, which translates into performance losses,” explains Matthias Winkler, Managing Director of CM Technologies GmbH. “This manifests itself as increased fuel consumption, which increases operating costs. A poorly balanced engine often consumes up to two percent more fuel.”
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