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Working with customers is key
August 19, 2019
Speaking with Lloyd’s List’s Vincent Wee in Hong Kong last month, Lubmarine Technical Director, Jean-Philippe Roman discussed the importance of working closely with customers during the IMO 2020 transition period. Marine Fuels Managing Director, Jérôme Leprince-Ringuet further discussed fuel switchover strategy. Mr. Roman said: “The global challenge, both logistical and technical, during the transition period will necessitate a close relationship between customers and ourselves to ensure that we can meet their demands as optimally as possible. Our ambition from the forum that we are holding here in Hong Kong and

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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

"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

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

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"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

Repsol Lubricants commits to Total Lubmarine for a further three years
January 09, 2019

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 and SAFT joint initiative with DNV GL wins innovation award
December 18, 2018

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

Total supports Hong Kong beach clean-up
December 12, 2018

Total Lubmarine and Asia-Pacific team within Polymer division at Total Refining & Chemicals and SAFT subsidiary took part in an International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) initiative at Siu Lam beach (Hong Kong) and helped collect over 300kg of waste this November. The three hour event was organized

Total Lubmarine partners with IVE to support future mariners in Hong Kong
December 05, 2018

Total Lubmarine has increased its global commitment to the next generation of seafarers through a new partnership with the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE), which belongs under the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council (VTC). Through our Maritime Academic Support Program (MASP

EPA issues amendment to 2013 VGP guidelines
November 30, 2018

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that ship operators will not need to update their 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP) before its 18 December 2018 expiration date. The EPA is encouraging ship operators currently without a permit to seek coverage ahead of the 18

Total to supply LNG bunkers and marine lubes on new Brittany Ferries vessel
November 26, 2018

Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) has signed a multi-year contract to supply LNG bunkers to Brittany Ferries’ new cross-Channel Roll-on/Roll-off passenger (RoPax) vessel Honfleur. The vessel, due for delivery in June 2019, will be the first English Channel ferry to be LNG powered

Total unveils state-of-the-art lubricant blending plant in Russia
November 15, 2018

Total has opened a new $50 million blending and production plant in the Kaluga region enabling localized top-tier lubricant production for the Russian market. The facility, which has created 50 new jobs, will initially produce 40,000 tons of automotive and industrial lubricants annually, and is

Low sulfur fuel choice concerns addressed in Singapore and Indonesia
November 08, 2018

The availability of low Base Number (BN) lubes to be used in conjunction with Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (LFSO) has emerged as a key concern of Asia Pacific based ship management companies.  That’s according to Mike Wong, Total Lubmarine’s Hong Kong based Technical Director, who held