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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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Global Sulfur Cap 2020 forums - Total confirms 11-strong list of locations
March 22, 2019

Together with Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions, Total Lubmarine will be visiting customers in major hubs this spring to discuss our solutions to the challenges posed by the 2020 Sulfur Cap.

With less than a year until the implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s

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

TALUSIA OPTIMA is about simplicity - Case Study with Dole Food Company
February 26, 2019

Dole is in the business of delivering perishable goods from Central America to customers in North America and Europe. But following the introduction of the 0.1% sulphur cap imposed within Emission Control Areas (ECAs) off the US Coasts in 2015, the company realized it had a problem.

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Flexibility is key as industry prepares for new fuels says Jean-Philippe Roman
February 19, 2019

Speaking with Motorship in December, Total Lubmarine Technical Director, Jean-Philippe Roman discussed new fuels, the low sulfur blends evolving in response to 2020 regulation and the impact digitalization will have on cylinder condition monitoring. 

Mr Roman addressed the issue of

VUCA surrounds the industry ahead of IMO 2020 says Serge Dal-Farra
February 15, 2019

In January’s edition of Hansa International Maritime Journal, Total Lubmarine Marketing Director, Serge Dal-Farra, lends his opinion to the technical challenges for the marine lubricants market ahead of 2020.

Mr. Dal-Farra discussed the confusion Total Lubmarine is experiencing on

Norway ambition for full-scale carbon capture boosted by new partnership with Total, Equinor and Shell
February 05, 2019

The exploitation permit given to the companies is the first for storage of CO2 on the Norwegian shelf. The Norwegian government has granted Total and its partners Equinor and Shell permission to develop CO2 storage near the Troll oil and gas field in the North Sea. 

The storage

SCF's Christophe de Margerie loads from third Yamal LNG train
January 21, 2019

On 11 December 2018 the Arctic LNG carrier ‘Christophe de Margerie’, owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF), loaded the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced on the third high-tech production line of the Yamal LNG project, at the Port of Sabetta on the Yamal Peninsula

"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