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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.

Technical overview

WT Supra is an

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Talusia Optima completes 4,331 hours of sea-trials
May 12, 2016

Total Lubmarine’s new low-ash cylinder oil has successfully completed 4,331 hours of trials on a Wärtsilä 14 RT-FLEX 96C-B engine aboard a container ship. The trial period included 300 hours of the vessel trading in ECAs.

Presenting the findings to delegates at the European Marine

High levels of customer satisfaction for Total Lubmarine
May 12, 2016

98% of Total Lubmarine customers would recommend us to others and 99% would purchase products from us again according to the results of an independent customer survey conducted on our behalf earlier this year.

The study, conducted every three years, asked a panel of 189 customers around

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).

The

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