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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

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

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

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Total Lubmarine Wins Lubrication Contract for USCG’s Newest Fast Response Cutters
March 29, 2018

Total Lubmarine has been selected to provide CAPRANO TDI 15W40 to the U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG) Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs), a specialised lubricant that will protect their main engines and reduction gears in an array of operational conditions.

In May of 2017,

The Hamburg Connection
March 28, 2018

The new Total Lubmarine Hamburg office sits in the heart of one of Europe’s biggest shipping cities. Opened in January 2018, following its relocation from the southern suburbs, the office allows closer connections than ever before with the countless owners and managers based in the centre

Total Acquires Maersk Oil to Become Second-Largest Operator in the North Sea
March 22, 2018

Bringing Total around 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent of 2P/2C reserves and resources and a production of about 160,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) – Total’s acquisition of Maersk oil will help to reinforce the group’s leading position in the UK and Norway.

Total Lubmarine  announced the introduction of a new EAL grease
March 09, 2018

Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already comprehensive Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) range.

Specifically formulated for sensitive applications such as open

Total Lubmarine Reasserts Commitment to Asia Pacific Region
February 26, 2018

Marintec China is the largest maritime event in the Asia Pacific region, and an important date in the global maritime calendar. Between the 5-8 December 2017, companies were invited to exhibit their innovations, products and services – whilst engaging attendees with talks and insights on

Taiwan announces low-sulphur fuel oil regulations for ships entering its ports
February 23, 2018

In a bid to remain at the forefront of a changing shipping sector, Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has announced a low-sulphur fuel oil regulation for ships entering its international ports. The new rule, announced on 11 January 2018, will go into effect on 1

TMFGS and MOL Sign Long-Term Charter Contract
February 19, 2018

On February 06 2018, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) signed a long-term charter contract for a large LNG bunker vessel of 18,600 m³. Delivered in 2020, she will operate in Northern Europe and will be the first ever vessel

Total Lubmarine Welcomes Total Lubrificantes do Brasil to its Distribution Network
January 29, 2018

As of January 22, Total Lubrificantes do Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary within the Total Group, will join Total Lubmarine’s global distribution network – introducing a vital link to over 30 Brazilian ports.

Total Lubrificantes has been present in Brazil since 1998, with

Total Lubmarine Looks to the Future at AMEC
December 15, 2017

The Asian maritime industry is vital to the entirety of global shipping, with 50% of the world fleet owned or operated in Asia and 85% of global shipbuilding capacity based in the region.

Specifically focusing on the latest technological developments across the industry, the Asian Marine