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 operators finalize their compliance plans ahead of next year’s January 1 deadline.
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
Total and Saft Batteries, the world leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry acquired by Total in 2016, along with partners DNV GL, FKAB Marine Design, Viken Shipping AS and Wallem Ship Management picked up this year
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 Lubmarine’s marine managers deal with customer requests and problems all over the world, supplying the lubrication needs of over 6000 ships, arranging deliveries to 1000 ports from 19 offices based in key shipping hubs.
Depending on the regions they are operating in, customers
We meet Mark Chuang, Total Lubmarine’s technical manager in Taiwan
Reducing complexity is at the top of everyone’s agendas, especially of those Total Lubmarine staff who regularly visit customers and their vessels. Mark Chuang, technical manager, Taiwan has been with Total
Total Lubmarine’s customers own more than 6000 ships, which all have complex lubrication requirements. Andrew Knox, Asia Pacific general manager, explains that listening to and talking with customers enables faster progress to be made than via a purely instructive approach.