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Flexibility is key as industry prepares for new fuels says Jean-Philippe Roman
February 19, 2019

Speaking with Motorship in December, Total Lubmarine Technical Director, Jean-Philippe Roman discussed new fuels, the low sulfur blends evolving in response to 2020 regulation and the impact digitalization will have on cylinder condition monitoring. 

Mr Roman addressed the issue of

VUCA surrounds the industry ahead of IMO 2020 says Serge Dal-Farra
February 15, 2019

In January’s edition of Hansa International Maritime Journal, Total Lubmarine Marketing Director, Serge Dal-Farra, lends his opinion to the technical challenges for the marine lubricants market ahead of 2020.

Mr. Dal-Farra discussed the confusion Total Lubmarine is experiencing on

SCF's Christophe de Margerie loads from third Yamal LNG train
January 21, 2019

On 11 December 2018 the Arctic LNG carrier ‘Christophe de Margerie’, owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF), loaded the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced on the third high-tech production line of the Yamal LNG project, at the Port of Sabetta on the Yamal Peninsula

"Customer readiness to Sulphur 2020 a concern." says Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions
January 14, 2019

Speaking with IHS Markit, Maritime and Trade, Jerome Leprince-Ringuet, Managing Director of Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS), explains that while TMFGS have developed and tested products for the upcoming IMO 2020 regulation, its customers are not consistently matching the same level

Repsol Lubricants commits to Total Lubmarine for a further three years
January 09, 2019

The longstanding relationship between Repsol Lubricants and Total Lubmarine will see the two companies continuing to work closely together to best serve their maritime and power plant customers in Gibraltar, Peru and Spain.

The partnership increases Total Lubmarine’s competitiveness

Total supports Hong Kong beach clean-up
December 12, 2018

Total Lubmarine and Asia-Pacific team within Polymer division at Total Refining & Chemicals and SAFT subsidiary took part in an International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) initiative at Siu Lam beach (Hong Kong) and helped collect over 300kg of waste this November. The three hour event was organized

Total Lubmarine partners with IVE to support future mariners in Hong Kong
December 05, 2018

Total Lubmarine has increased its global commitment to the next generation of seafarers through a new partnership with the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE), which belongs under the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council (VTC). Through our Maritime Academic Support Program (MASP

Total to supply LNG bunkers and marine lubes on new Brittany Ferries vessel
November 26, 2018

Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) has signed a multi-year contract to supply LNG bunkers to Brittany Ferries’ new cross-Channel Roll-on/Roll-off passenger (RoPax) vessel Honfleur. The vessel, due for delivery in June 2019, will be the first English Channel ferry to be LNG powered

Low sulfur fuel choice concerns addressed in Singapore and Indonesia
November 08, 2018

The availability of low Base Number (BN) lubes to be used in conjunction with Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (LFSO) has emerged as a key concern of Asia Pacific based ship management companies.  That’s according to Mike Wong, Total Lubmarine’s Hong Kong based Technical Director, who held