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Standard Club provides guidance on IMO 2020
November 12, 2019
The Standard Club has looked to provide clarity to its members on the upcoming Sulfur Cap regulation by authoring a new article ‘Use of IMO 2020 compliant fuels’. Released in mid-October, the article summarizes the framework of the IMO 2020 regulation, in addition to exploring bunker fuel terminology and the standards that compliant fuels need to meet. The extensive article further highlights anticipated issues with the new blended 0.50% Very Low Sulfur Fuel Oil (VLSFO), with particular focus made on stability issues due to heavy blending, as well as compatibility issues as a result of the use of complex fuel blends.

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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

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

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Total supports teams at ‘HydroContest’ 2016
April 27, 2016

Total Lubmarine is sponsoring teams of students from ENSM Le Havre and ENSM Marseille entering ‘HydroContest’, a race for ultra-efficient vessel prototypes. The competition was started in 2014 by the Swiss foundation ‘Hydros’ which aims to encourage technological

Tech’Care TCC – timesavings, accuracy and optimisation
February 05, 2016

Our Tech’Care TCC iron test kit is saving marine engineers hundreds of hours each year and providing accurate results enabling better feed-rate optimization.

Developed in collaboration with our technical team, the test kit can accurately measure iron content in cylinder drain oil,

Worldwide safety campaign – packed goods
February 05, 2016

Following on from the 2014 safety campaign that focused on safe delivery of products in bulk, in 2015 we launched a new safety campaign targeting delivery of packed goods – products in barrels, launching an animated video on the topic on World Safety Day 2015 (28 April).


Barge operations: the Total Lubmarine way
February 04, 2016

Navigating a fully laden barge with 15 tanks of lubricants through a busy port and out to a distant anchorage is no easy task. Every year Total Lubmarine safely and successfully makes tens of thousands of deliveries of marine lubes in more than 1000 ports around the world.  Safety is our

Worldwide safety campaign – bulk deliveries
February 04, 2016

Total Lubmarine has been running a safety campaign for bulk deliveries since 2014, aimed at strengthening its safety culture and optimising customer experience.

The campaign focuses on the steps and processes that must be in place to ensure safe delivery of lubricants delivered in bulk.

Delivery by sea in Singapore
January 17, 2016

A snap shot tracking the activity of just one Total Lubmarine barge in Singapore shows  how busy our delivery teams are in one of the world’s most important bunkering ports. Using data from the barge’s AIS transmitter we can see how the Marine Talent crisscrosses Singapore

Total Lubmarine at the United Nations
December 21, 2015

Michael Kane, Marine Manager North America reports on Total Lubmarine North America’s latest shipping community meeting that brought together shipowners, OEMs, journalists and Total Lubmarine management for a day of collaborative discussion in New York.

We held a shipping community

New Total Lubmarine video
December 20, 2015

Check out the new Total Lubmarine video – “We make it possible” and see how the team at Total Lubmarine works together to serve clients around the world.

A presidential inauguration
October 08, 2015

We were delighted that French President François Hollande visited the new Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Havre site and building at the beginning of October 2015 for its official inauguration. The same visit also saw the inauguration of the brand new 18,000 TEU CMA CGM Bougainville