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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
Harnessing the IMO guidance in support of training initiatives for seafarers to help protect against COVID-19
April 6, 2020
The shipping industry is not immune to its own market challenges but the COVID-19 escalation is creating not only a health crisis with the rapid spread of the coronavirus, but an economic crisis with the decline of energy demand and the drop of the barrel price, and a climate crisis that calls fossil fuels. While we are mobilized to deal with these issues, and our operations have been organised to ensure our employees, our customers and the supply chain work together in accordance with both national and international health and economic guidance, along with robust business continuity measures , we fully support The International
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
Creating a Total Formulation to the Industry's Lubrication Needs
March 20, 2020
In an exclusive interview with our Global Marketing Director Serge Dal Farra, The Motorship editor Nick Edström discusses the impact of post-IMO 2020 regulation and how latest developments are shaping the lubricants market. Is the emergence of premium lubricants, such as Total Lubmarine's TALUSIA UNIVERSAL transforming the lubrication world? Will the introduction of zero and low sulphur fuels lead to changes in engine oil chemistry? And are the different range of fuels available going to affect lubrication requirements in the future? See how at Total Lubmarine we strongly believe that the new IMO regulations will be the driver
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.

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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.

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Managing Sulfur Cap 2020 Transition
June 17, 2019

With less than half a year until the implementation of the IMO’s limit for Sulfur in fuel oil used on board ships, Total has been hosting a series of Global Sulfur Cap Forums in major shipping hubs, to help ship owners finalize their compliance plans well in advance of next

Total provides energy major perspectives on IMO 2020 and beyond
June 11, 2019

The six page feature, ‘IMO 2020: The tsunami that's heading your way’, published in the quarterly TradeWinds publication, cites both Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore, and Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) Managing Director, Jerome Leprince-Ringuet.

Total Global Sulfur Cap Series reaches New York
June 04, 2019

On May 9, Total Lubmarine was in New York for the sixth of its 11 stop Sulfur Cap series. Colleagues from Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) joined us for what was another well-attended event.

 Held aboard the historic, ‘Intrepid’, a World War II and Cold War

SEA\LNG and SGMF research demonstrates value of LNG as a marine fuel
May 06, 2019

The report published in April reveals that Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21 percent are achievable from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire lifecycle from Well-to-Wake (WtW).

The paper also confirms that emissions of other local

Total Global Sulfur Cap Forum series reaches halfway stage in Hamburg
April 29, 2019

Over 90 industry professionals were in attendance as Total Lubmarine joined Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) on March 27 at the Grand Elysée in Hamburg for the fifth edition of the Total Global Sulfur Cap series.

Attendees heard how Total perceived the challenges posed by the

Technical Focus on BIO OG Plus
April 24, 2019

Over the coming weeks, Total Lubmarine blog will be publishing a series of technical focuses looking at some of the stories behind our comprehensive line of products. This week we look at BIO OG Plus from our bio grease EAL range.

Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs), sometimes

Managing Sulfur Cap 2020 Transition Key
April 03, 2019

Jean-Philippe Roman and Jerome Leprince-Ringuet stress the importance of ‘managing the transition’ at our full London forum on 21 March.

Mr Leprince-Ringuet, Managing Director of Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions, confirmed that Total will be ready to supply its new Very Low

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