Total is developing the next generation of fuels and lubricants to support 2020 compliance strategy. Experts from across Total will tour the world’s major shipping hubs to discuss solutions and safe operations in 2020 and beyond. They will be sharing their expertise to support ship
Serge Dal Farra highlights to shipowners the importance of lubricant choice when choosing their post 2020 fueling strategy.
Speaking to Maritime Reporter and Engineering News in January, Serge Dal Farra, global marketing manager, Total Lubmarine, advised shipowners and managers that their
In a bid to remain at the forefront of a changing shipping sector, Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has announced a low-sulphur fuel oil regulation for ships entering its international ports. The new rule, announced on 11 January 2018, will go into effect on 1
The Standard Club has looked to provide clarity to its members on the upcoming Sulfur Cap regulation by authoring a new article ‘Use of IMO 2020 compliant fuels’.
Released in mid-October, the article summarizes the framework of the IMO 2020 regulation, in addition to exploring
In mid-October Total announced that its first large Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker vessel had been launched. The news came following the signature of a long-term charter contract with Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) in February 2018.
Due for delivery in 2020, the bunker vessel will operate in
Total Lubmarine OEM Relationship Manager, Nikolaos Kotakis, discusses the technical lubricant challenges that the upcoming IMO 2020 regulation presents to operators, exploring Total’s solutions and services that cover all routes to compliance.
On the sidelines of London International Shipping Week (LISW), this year’s annual IMPA London maritime procurement event took place at the QEII, London.
With 150 companies exhibiting from over 30 countries, IMPA London provides a smaller and more intimate
The Total Lubmarine Technical Director sat down earlier this summer with Motorship’s Nick Edstrom to discuss Total’s readiness for IMO 2020, its portfolio expansion and the digitalization of its monitoring services.
Lubricants available in all major hubs from Q4
New venture will produce 75,000 tons per year of Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) at bioplastics plant in Rayong, Thailand.
In a grand opening ceremony on September 9, which included a blessing by local Thai monks, the new 50/50 joint venture between Total and leading biochemicals business, Corbion
The new Global Sales and Business Development Director at Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) says the IMO 2020 transition period is imminent.
In an exclusive interview with Lloyds List journalist, Hwee Hwee Tan, Mr. Rosenkrans stated that bunkering of fuel oil with 0.5% sulfur, or
In September, Nordic shipping met in Donsö, Sweden, for the 2019 edition of the biannual DSM event.
With around 2000 participants attending from over 30 countries, DSM connects shipowners, suppliers and associations in a unique setting on the Swedish Island of Donsö, in the southern part
In the August edition of the Monthly Shipping Review, leading shipbroker Simpson Spence Young (SSY) examines the rush to ensure scheduled newbuild deliveries are met.
The broker says that owners are keen to take advantage of the higher freight rates that are anticipated in the second half