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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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Upcoming Sulphur Cap 2020 regulation – IMPA 2018 London review
October 30, 2018

Refreshed after a busy week in Hamburg for the biennial SMM event, Total Lubmarine was back in the UK on 11-12 September for IMPA London 2018.

This year Total Lubmarine took the opportunity to display from a new location in the venue, making us more visible to exhibition attendees.

Turning challenges into opportunities – Rio Oil & Gas 2018 Review
October 26, 2018

Total Lubricantes do Brasil joined more than 500 exhibitors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last month for the 2018 Rio Oil and Gas event.

For the lubricants team in Brazil, a particular focus was to enhance the industry’s understanding of the businesses activity in the region and what

Total Lubmarine provides Sulphur Cap 2020 advice at SMM18
September 24, 2018

The first week of September saw 50,000 visitors from around the world descend on Hamburg, Germany for SMM, a huge maritime tradeshow featuring 2,289 exhibitors.

Total Lubmarine and Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions joined forces to provide advice to ship operators facing the

Total Lubmarine showcasing lubricants for the power plant sector
September 20, 2018

With the power plant market an important sector for Total Lubmarine, the CARILEC Engineers Conference & Exhibition is a useful event to meet customers and make new contacts from the Caribbean and Latin American electricity market.

Taking place at Port of Spain in Trinidad this

Student maritime-eco competition for future vessel designs
September 17, 2018

28 student teams from 15 countries competed in St Tropez, France this September to design, build and pilot the most energy efficient boat possible in the annual HydroContest.

Total Lubmarine was proud to sponsor a team from the Ecole National Supérieure Maritime (ENSM) – Marseille.

Supporting Flumar Brazil across North and South America
August 23, 2018

“Complex” is a word often used to describe shipping operations. Total Lubmarine customer, Flumar Brazil, part of the Odjfell Group, runs extremely complex operations, transporting bulk liquids to customers up and down the Brazilian coast as well as into Argentina, Chile and the USA

Supporting Total’s sustainability drive through biolubricants
August 21, 2018

This summer sees the transformation of Total’s La Mède refinery in France into a world-class biorefinery, capable of producing 500,000 tons of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) type biofuels to meet growing demand. The move is part of Total’s drive to be a

Total Lubmarine supporting LNG growth
August 17, 2018

Following its acquisition of Engie’s upstream LNG assets, the Total Group is now the second largest player in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market. The Total LNG portfolio includes participating interests in liquefaction plants,

Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie latest news
July 20, 2018

Sovcomflot’s ice-class LNG carrier, Christophe de Margerie, is currently underway from Sabetta on the Yamal Peninsular to Jingtang in northern China and, according to AIS data, is due to arrive on 31 July.  The world’s first ice-breaking LNG carrier has shown its incredible