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Technical focus - Jean-Philippe Roman talks IMO 2020 with Motorship
October 14, 2019
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 Mr Roman made clear that Total is 2020 ready. Touching on the recent Total Global Sulfur Cap Forums , he noted that shipowners are ready to follow engine manufacturers recommendations, and in particular, to segregate fuels. He noted that while the majority of vessels will run on Very Low Sulfur Fuel Oil (VLSFO), he expects to see a steady increase in the number

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Total Global Sulfur Cap 2020 Forum series kicks-off in Athens
March 14, 2019

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

IMO 2020 more than fuel choice
March 04, 2019

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

"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

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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,

Managing Sulfur Cap 2020 Transition
June 17, 2019

With less than half a year until the implementation of the IMO’s limit for Sulfur in fuel oil used on board ships, Total has been hosting a series of Global Sulfur Cap Forums in major shipping hubs, to help ship owners finalize their compliance plans well in advance of next

Total provides energy major perspectives on IMO 2020 and beyond
June 11, 2019

The six page feature, ‘IMO 2020: The tsunami that's heading your way’, published in the quarterly TradeWinds publication, cites both Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore, and Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) Managing Director, Jerome Leprince-Ringuet.

Total Global Sulfur Cap Series reaches New York
June 04, 2019

On May 9, Total Lubmarine was in New York for the sixth of its 11 stop Sulfur Cap series. Colleagues from Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) joined us for what was another well-attended event.

 Held aboard the historic, ‘Intrepid’, a World War II and Cold War

SEA\LNG and SGMF research demonstrates value of LNG as a marine fuel
May 06, 2019

The report published in April reveals that Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21 percent are achievable from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire lifecycle from Well-to-Wake (WtW).

The paper also confirms that emissions of other local

Total Global Sulfur Cap Forum series reaches halfway stage in Hamburg
April 29, 2019

Over 90 industry professionals were in attendance as Total Lubmarine joined Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) on March 27 at the Grand Elysée in Hamburg for the fifth edition of the Total Global Sulfur Cap series.

Attendees heard how Total perceived the challenges posed by the

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

Managing Sulfur Cap 2020 Transition Key
April 03, 2019

Jean-Philippe Roman and Jerome Leprince-Ringuet stress the importance of ‘managing the transition’ at our full London forum on 21 March.

Mr Leprince-Ringuet, Managing Director of Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions, confirmed that Total will be ready to supply its new Very Low