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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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Regional challenges
March 12, 2015

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

It’s a complex world
February 20, 2015

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

How Total listens to its customers
February 10, 2015

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.

When