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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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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

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.

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Inland Power Plants Benefit from Marine Engines
March 03, 2021

Given recent experiences with fluctuating oil prices, a pandemic, and increasing geopolitical tensions, people around the world have learned to expect the unexpected. With continued challenges across all energy and shipping sectors, Total Lubmarine continues to provide reassurance globally to

MEET ANNA ECONOMOU - GREECE COUNTRY MANAGER
February 11, 2021

Looking after one of the busiest shipping markets in the World, our Greece Country Manager Anna Economou talks about the importance of building great customer relationships, the growing demand for TALUSIA UNIVERSAL and how the Greek phrase “Philotimo” reflects the Total approach.

NAVIGATING 2020 & BEYOND WITH TOTAL LUBMARINE
January 27, 2021

‘Driving the maritime transition’ – the theme of the 2021 SMM DIGITAL event, 2-5 February – represents a key platform for everyone to share their views and insights at a time when travel and contact restrictions call for new solutions to bring the shipping and maritime

REDUCING EMISSIONS IN THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY THROUGH LNG
January 25, 2021

Here at Total, our ambition is to get to net-zero emissions by 2050 for our global business. These aims revolve around 3 core goals:

Net Zero across our worldwide operations by 2050 or soonerNet Zero across all our production and energy products used by our customers in Europe (EU,
Managing layup of cruise ships
January 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the cruise industry in unthinkable ways, which has forced some owners and operators in this sector to consider placing vessels in layup. The idea of a layup is to preserve the ship’s structure and integrity of its components and equipment by protecting

MEET MARK CHUANG - China and Taiwan Technical Manager
January 08, 2021

Our China and Taiwan Technical Manager Mark Chuang shares his insights on his regional market, highlights how he and his team are making a difference to customers and how, in his spare time, he is developing a deeper knowledge of data and coding.

Q) Tell us how you came to be in your

A year of change and transition
December 18, 2020

From the virtual platforms of recent maritime events to the way industry has pushed through the wave of economic, political and environment challenges – not least the impact of the health pandemic – Robert Joore, Total Lubmarine General Manager reveals his insight in to this

MEET FRANCESCO TEALDO - INTERNATIONAL MARINE KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER
December 11, 2020

Our latest interview with a member of the Total Lubmarine family takes us to Italy where we meet Monza-based International Marine Key Account Manager Francesco Tealdo.

Francesco highlights his love for adding value to the customer experience and when he is not working, his passion for

FUEL FLEXIBILITY AND EFFECTIVE LUBRICATION SOLUTIONS IN THE POST IMO2020 LANDSCAPE
December 04, 2020

The development of low sulfur fuels through the introduction of IMO2020 has been the most significant change to the way in which the global fleet has been powered since the introduction of the diesel engines in the maritime industry a little over 100 years ago.

As 2020 has come and almost