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Increasing global capabilities: Arnaud Guichard joins Lubmarine to drive growth in lubricant products and services for the shipping industry.
September 15, 2021
Arnaud Guichard joins Lubmarine – a division of TotalEnergies – to take over the role of General Manager from Robert Joore, to help expand and grow the global lubricant business. Guichard began his career in 1993 with TotalEnergies in Paris where he soon progressed to Head of Network Sales in Budapest. By 2004, Guichard was promoted within TotalEnergies to Network Director for Nigeria in charge of fuel, lubricant and gas activities. In 2007, Guichard became Managing Director of TotalEnergies subsidiary in Jordan, and by 2014 was Managing Director of TotalEnergies Group in Vietnam. Recently Guichard spent four (4) years
Making a difference – cleaner shipping for cleaner air on Zero Emissions Day
September 21, 2021
Everyday choices made by people, business and government hold the key to all our efforts to reduce emissions globally and find more sustainable clean energy solutions. Today is Zero Emissions Day which is designed to raise awareness about the need for cleaner air by creating less emissions and to engage everyone towards more climate-friendly choices. The international shipping industry, as with other industry sectors, is under more pressure than ever before to reduce it Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with The International Maritime Organization (IMO ) announcing its ambition to reduce these emissions from shipping by at least 50%
4,000 days without accident
September 6, 2021
4,000 days without accident. We believe everyone should be able to work in a safe environment. We are delighted to reveal that across the Lubmarine business we have successfully achieved more than 4,000 days of safe working practices without a single TRIR accident. It is an amazing achievement and continued recognition of how all our employees and partners across the supply chain continue to implement improvements in a safety-first approach and build-in safety across all working practices. While we are a global business, a lifetime of experience and cultural history shapes people and their judgments of situations or decisions that
Celebrating World Humanitarian Day with a commitment between SNSM and TotalEnergies’s Corporate Foundation
August 19, 2021
Renewed collaboration is underway for a further five years with the recent signing of a new €9 million philanthropy agreement between the French search and rescue organization SNSM (Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer) and TotalEnergies’s corporate foundation. The collaboration first began 13 years ago, and has significantly contributed to the safety of volunteer sea rescuers and to sea users. With this agreement, TotalEnergies’s French corporate foundation and SNSM are extending their commitment to the safety of responders, while bringing fresh momentum to marine conservation efforts, particularly through joint
LUBMARINE’S TALUSIA UNIVERSAL AT THE HEART OF RECORD BREAKING FIRST IN NORTH AMERICA
August 17, 2021
A record-breaking 77,000 litres – or 73 metric tonnes - of Talusia Universal (TU) has been delivered to the LNG tanker Celsius Canberra, 11 Nautical Miles off Galveston, Texas in the Gulf of Mexico. Not only was it Lubmarine’s first bulk delivery of Talusia Universal to an LNG vessel in North America, but it was also the largest off-shore order delivered since the devastating ‘Texas freeze’ that shutdown the production of base oil and additives plants back in February. The 119,000 tonne LNG Tanker took delivery of Talusia Universal through Belle Chase Marine’s Gordon K lube oil bunker barge, moored off
MAN ES awards NOL for TALUSIA UNIVERSAL
June 9, 2020
MAN Energy Solutions requalifies and endorses TALUSIA UNIVERSAL (BN 57) following Service Letter (SL2020-694). MAN Energy Solutions (ES) recently released their New Service Letter - SL2020-694 - to provide guidance on which cylinder oils to apply for their engines based on their updated product performance categorization. At Total Lubmarine, we welcome this initiative by MAN ES. Any OEM that seeks to highlight and communicate the importance of the cleaning abilities of approved lubricants for their engines is positive for any owner, operator and engineer. That’s why we are delighted to announce that MAN ES has endorsed the
TOTAL TARGETS NET ZERO EMISSIONS BY 2050
June 5, 2020
We celebrate today’s World Environment Day 2020 and the “Biodiversity” theme alongside other companies across the energy sector in support of the UN Environment Programme (#UNEP). World Environment Day 2020 is widely celebrated in more than 143 countries. It is popularly being called “People’s Day” to show the care and support for the Earth and the environment. It is the ‘United Nations’ prime vehicle for encouraging awareness and action to protect our environment. Knowing the ways to protect the environment is really important. That’s why Total has recently announced its
NEW CHICAGO LABORATORY EXTENDS TOTAL LUBMARINE’S TECHNICAL SERVICES REACH FURTHER
May 26, 2020
Backing up high quality products with dedicated, specialist customer service is a vital part of our approach here at Total Lubmarine. We recognize that our customers around the world value the level of technical expertise and support our dedicated teams are able to offer them to not only help deliver engine lubrication recommendations for optimum cost control results but crucially, through analysis and insight of equipment to ensure operational efficiency and safety, helping reduce vessel machinery downtime. So we are delighted to extend this level of technical support with the opening of our new Diagomar Plus Laboratory in Chicago
What’s next in focus for shipping? Insight from three experts at Total reveal the latest initiatives in LNG
May 15, 2020
“ We recently announced a new contract with Malaysian shipowner AET to charter our first two LNG-powered tankers ,” says Luc Gillet Senior Vice-President Shipping at Total . “ We have a clear objective of reducing the emissions of our chartered fleet and we will continue the effort for all sizes of vessels. Let’s continue to innovate and develop new projects for a safe and environmentally responsible shipping.” Jérôme Leprince-Ringuet , Managing Director of Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS), adds: “ It shows Total’s ambition to commit to better energy as a charterer, carrying oil
WORKING THROUGH THE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS
March 30, 2020
Seemingly no matter where we are in the world, the Coronavirus Pandemic has had a massive impact on life – both personal and business. One of the Total Group’s core values is safety and this has been and continues to be a major priority for us at this time, extending to everyone across the Total Lubmarine customer and supply chain network. At the same time we have been working hard to minimize the impact the outbreak has on our ability to deliver our products, services and ongoing technical support. In this critical phase of the pandemic, where restricted movement is essential to help minimize the threat of the virus
Introduction to ‘Navigating towards IMO 2020 and beyond’
December 20, 2019
Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) Managing Director, Jérôme Leprince-Ringuet and Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore, co-introduce our recently published ‘Navigating towards IMO 2020 and beyond’ white paper . The shipping industry, which to date has relied mainly on heavy fuel oil to power its engines, now stands at the crossroads and has many choices. From January 1, 2020, vessel operators will need to switch fuel types or use a sulfur abatement technology (scrubber) to remain compliant and continue to operate their vessels. This requirement to reduce the amount of harmful sulfur oxides (SOx)

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A NEW NORMAL - LEARNING FROM THE CHALLENGES OF COVID-19
July 02, 2020

In line with the easing of many Covid-19 restrictions globally, the vast majority of the Total Lubmarine team have now returned to working from their offices, plants and laboratories worldwide.

Over the last few months, the Coronavirus pandemic has had a massive impact on life – both

Introduction to ‘Navigating towards IMO 2020 and beyond’
December 20, 2019

Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) Managing Director, Jérôme Leprince-Ringuet and Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore, co-introduce our recently published ‘Navigating towards IMO 2020 and beyond’ white paper.

The shipping industry, which to date has relied

Total Lubmarine introduces WT SUPRA
November 26, 2019

Utilizing the latest organic technology to reduce maintenance costs, WT SUPRA delivers high-quality performance and extended service life to equipment. Here we take a detailed look at the marine and stationary engine coolant and corrosion inhibitor.

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WT Supra is an

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Making a difference – cleaner shipping for cleaner air on Zero Emissions Day
September 21, 2021

Everyday choices made by people, business and government hold the key to all our efforts to reduce emissions globally and find more sustainable clean energy solutions.

Today is Zero Emissions Day which is designed to raise awareness about the need for cleaner air by creating less emissions

Increasing global capabilities: Arnaud Guichard joins Lubmarine to drive growth in lubricant products and services for the shipping industry.
September 15, 2021

Arnaud Guichard joins Lubmarine – a division of TotalEnergies – to take over the role of General Manager from Robert Joore, to help expand and grow the global lubricant business.

Guichard began his career in 1993 with TotalEnergies in Paris where he soon progressed to Head of

4,000 days without accident
September 06, 2021

4,000 days without accident. We believe everyone should be able to work in a safe environment.

We are delighted to reveal that across the Lubmarine business we have successfully achieved more than 4,000 days of safe working practices without a single TRIR accident. It is an amazing

MEET Lina Fransisca, director and founding partner of Arthamas Sejahtera Mulia
August 25, 2021

Made up of over 17,000 islands, 6,000 of which are inhabited, Indonesia is the World’s largest archipelago – a true ocean nation.

As a result, ensuring its marine and energy industries are properly supplied with lubricants is a challenge that Lubmarine partner Arthamas

Celebrating World Humanitarian Day with a commitment between SNSM and TotalEnergies’s Corporate Foundation
August 19, 2021

Renewed collaboration is underway for a further five years with the recent signing of a new €9 million philanthropy agreement between the French search and rescue organization SNSM (Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer) and TotalEnergies’s corporate foundation.

The

LUBMARINE’S TALUSIA UNIVERSAL AT THE HEART OF RECORD BREAKING FIRST IN NORTH AMERICA
August 17, 2021

A record-breaking 77,000 litres – or 73 metric tonnes - of Talusia Universal (TU) has been delivered to the LNG tanker Celsius Canberra, 11 Nautical Miles off Galveston, Texas in the Gulf of Mexico.

Not only was it Lubmarine’s first bulk delivery of Talusia Universal to an LNG

MEET PAULINA MUNOZ GANDARA, SOUTH AMERICA MARINE MANAGER
July 12, 2021

Based in Bogota, Colombia, Paulina Munoz Gandara is Lubmarine’s South America Marine Manager, responsible for customer care across all the countries in the region. This is Paulina’s second spell at Lubmarine, returning in 2020 having originally joined the Company in 2015. Here she

RAISING SUPPORT FOR SEAFARERS A YEAR ON: LUBMARINE EXTENDS DONATION TO ISWAN’S ‘SEAFARERHELP’ PROGRAMME FOR A FURTHER 12 MONTHS
July 09, 2021

Supporting the welfare of seafarers in 2021 - Lubmarine makes a further donation to ISWAN’s ‘SeafarerHelp’ Programme

Lubmarine announces its support of the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) – ‘SeafarerHelp’ 2021

GLOBAL SHIPPING AUDIENCE HEARS LATEST INSIGHTS AT MARINE LNG FORUM
July 02, 2021

Delegates at the inaugural Marine LNG Forum hosted by TotalEnergies have heard the latest insights powering the global LNG bunkering market and the challenges and opportunities the shipping industry is likely to face as it progresses towards decarbonization.

The event – which is