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Owners keen to ensure orders are met to take advantage of IMO 2020
September 16, 2019
In its latest Monthly Shipping Review, leading shipbroker, Simpson Spence Young (SSY) examines the rush to ensure scheduled newbuild deliveries are met. The broker says that owners are keen to take advantage of the higher freight rates that are anticipated in the second half of 2019. This is amid the increased demand, and potential disruption, to trade ahead of the IMO 2020 switchover to low sulfur marine fuels. SSY says that the rate of fleet growth in 2019 has been surprising due to the high percentage of the order book that has already been delivered in some sectors of the fleet, particularly for crude tankers. A key example of

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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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New head of Total Lubmarine shares vision
February 06, 2017

Our new recently appointed General Manager Robert Joore has laid out his vision for Total Lubmarine, focusing on developing a range of innovative solutions for ship operators operating in poor freight markets in a low-sulphur era.

Speaking in Paris, Robert Joore said:

Total and CMA CGM prepare for new environmental regulations in the shipping industry
February 01, 2017

Total and worldwide containership operator CMA CGM  have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding.

The two partners will be combining their expertise to prepare for stricter fuel regulations in the shipping industry and further reduce the sector’s footprint by developing

Total Lubmarine gives major boost to charity project
December 20, 2016

Total Lubmarine is sponsoring three students – two studying at ENSM Marseille and one at Arts et Métiers engineering school in nearby Aix-en-Provence – taking part in a humanitarian rally that will see them drive 10,000 kilometres across Europe.

The rally, named Europ’

Total joins SEA\LNG
December 19, 2016

Total has joined SEA\LNG, a multi-sector industry coalition created to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.

Total is a global gas player, involved across the entire LNG chain, from extracting natural gas onshore and offshore to processing

Enabling power generation in Latin America & the Caribbean
December 19, 2016

We meet the marine manager who set-up Total Lubmarine’s Colombia office and is currently responsible for business in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Gabriel Landaeta oversees Total Lubmarine’s operations in countries ranging from Mexico all the way to Argentina and the

Nuit de l’Hydro 2016 sponsored by Total Lubmarine
December 12, 2016

ENSM Le Havre, one of four merchant marine academies in France, played host to the 53rd ‘Nuit de l’Hydro’ party in the new academy building on 19 November. Total Lubmarine was a proud sponsor of the event.

The party – a staple event in the ENSM Le Havre social

Around the world with Talusia Optima
November 29, 2016

Nothing beats face to face contact with customers and Total Lubmarine regularly engages with ship operators around the world at community meetings and tradeshows.

The recent launch of Talusia Optima, the latest in Total’s innovative cylinder oil range, has kept the Total Lubmarine

See us at Euro Maritime in Paris
November 25, 2016

Total Lubmarine will be exhibiting at the Euro Maritime tradeshow at Paris Porte de Versailles, 31 January to 2 February. The show features over 300 exhibitors and attracts 6000 visitors from around the world.

We can be found at stand H16. We look forward to seeing you.

New video looks at Total Lubmarine Research Center
November 15, 2016

Meet the team behind Total Lubmarine’s innovative lubricant research programme. Discover how Total Lubmarine’s products are developed and find out all about the technology behind our lubricants.