Skip to main content

Blog

Search form

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)

Most viewed

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.

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

All categories

Pages

Lighting the way: Total Lubmarine provides marine engine power lubricant expertise to Bahamas Power & Light (BPL)
November 25, 2020

Total Lubmarine has won a contract with Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) following a joint bid made through our distributor RUBiS Bahamas.

RUBiS Bahamas is accredited with the award as sole lubricants supplier for BPL for the next 3 years with an estimated consumption of 4.000t of cylinder

HOW PROVEN LUBRICATION PERFORMANCE IS DELIVERING MULTIPLE BENEFITS TO VESSEL OPERATORS
November 20, 2020

Whilst the use of low sulfur fuels has clear environmental benefits, what the transition to IMO2020 has highlighted is that it has not come without its issues for modern marine engines and in turn for vessel operators.

Through the findings of collective research including the BIMCO 2020

THE KEYS STEPS TO ACHIEVING ENGINE CLEANLINESS AND ENGINE DAMAGE PREVENTION
November 12, 2020

Engine Cleanliness is critical for any fleet operator. Achieve this and you will help protect the engine and especially the ring pack, which in turn will prevent costly engine damage, downtime and repair.

When it comes to engine cleanliness, effective lubrication of the engine has a key

THE IMPORTANCE OF A MULTI-LAYERED APPROACH IN ACHIEVING LOFR OPTIMIZATION
November 02, 2020

Achieving the right level of two-stroke engine cylinder lubrication offers multiple benefits for vessel operators. For not only can you enjoy LOFR, OPEX control savings and increased safety margins, but you will also help prevent costly engine damage.

This is however easier said than done

MEET JACOPO ZANETTI, COUNTRY MANAGER – NORDIC REGION
October 21, 2020

In the latest in our talking heads series of conversations with members of the Total Lubmarine family we chat with Jacopo Zanetti – Country Manager for the Nordic Region – looking at the global, environmental and regional factors that are influencing and shaping his work and what he

Connecting the world with data we can trust: Olivier SUMING
October 20, 2020

This year’s World Statistics Day reinforces the need for "current, reliable, timely and trusted data” to help us all understand the changing world in which we live.

In our industry, lubricants are used in the engines of all types of ships, and which help commercial and

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
October 13, 2020

Today celebrates how people and communities around the world are raising awareness about the importance of reining in the risks that they face.

We are joining this year’s theme and conveying a message across all our networks that incidents can be avoided or prevented if there are

TOTAL VOLUNTEERS GET TO GRIPS WITH BEACH CLEAN
October 05, 2020

Plastic bottles, ropes from fishing nets, polystyrene, pieces of furniture, plastic bags and an array of micro plastics – just some of the items collected during a recent Total Lubmarine staff volunteer beach clean.

Members of the Total Lubmarine team gathered on Butin beach, a few

TOTAL LUBMARINE LANDS COSCO SHIPPING LUBRICANT CONTRACT FOR ITS NEW BULK CARRIERS
September 22, 2020

Global ship operator COSCO Shipping, which operates more than 1,000 vessels globally, has selected Total Lubmarine as its lubricant partner to supply its eight brand new bulk carriers over the next 3 years.

Total Lubmarine beat off competition to be awarded the 3-year contract to supply a