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Proving there are solutions to engine cleanliness to help reduce CO2 emissions
April 21, 2020

Three months in to the new IMO 2020 regulations and it is evident shipping's new operating regime has led to a hefty yet largely successful transition for the industry.

Whilst the move to cleaner fuels and fewer emissions seems to be working well, various blends have created challenges

Creating a Total Formulation to the Industry's Lubrication Needs
March 20, 2020

In an exclusive interview with our Global Marketing Director Serge Dal Farra, The Motorship editor Nick Edström discusses the impact of post-IMO 2020 regulation and how latest developments are shaping the lubricants market.

Is the emergence of premium lubricants, such as Total Lubmarine's
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.

Technical overview

WT Supra is an

Interview: Nikolaos Kotakis, OEM Relationship Manager at Total Lubmarine
November 01, 2019

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.

THE CHALLENGES

The International

Testing New Marine Lubricant BN 40
August 12, 2019

Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore gave an update on the new Base Number (BN) 40 product in testing to Seatrade Maritime’s Lee Hong Liang as the Total Global Sulfur Cap Forum’s reached Singapore in May.

Speaking ahead of the conference, Mr. Joore confirmed that the

Production starts at La Mède biorefinery
August 06, 2019

Launched in 2015, the first batches of biofuel coming off the line represent the final step in the €275 million investment by Total to turn the former oil refinery into a new energies complex.

Following the conversion, the complex now encompasses a biorefinery with a capacity of 500,

Technical Focus on BIO OG Plus
April 24, 2019

Over the coming weeks, Total Lubmarine blog will be publishing a series of technical focuses looking at some of the stories behind our comprehensive line of products. This week we look at BIO OG Plus from our bio grease EAL range.

Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs), sometimes

TALUSIA OPTIMA is about simplicity - Case Study with Dole Food Company
February 26, 2019

Dole is in the business of delivering perishable goods from Central America to customers in North America and Europe. But following the introduction of the 0.1% sulphur cap imposed within Emission Control Areas (ECAs) off the US Coasts in 2015, the company realized it had a problem.

Each

Supporting Total’s sustainability drive through biolubricants
August 21, 2018

This summer sees the transformation of Total’s La Mède refinery in France into a world-class biorefinery, capable of producing 500,000 tons of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) type biofuels to meet growing demand. The move is part of Total’s drive to be a