Skip to main content

Blog

Search form

Total readies Q4 supply of 0.5% sulphur fuels, developing LNG as future fuel
June 11, 2019
Total is readying to make 0.5% sulfur content fuels available at major bunkering ports from the fourth quarter of this year ahead of the IMO 2020 regulation, and the state oil firm is projecting a gradual global uptake of LNG as a marine fuel. Total Marine Fuels has prioritized Europe’s Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) major bunkering hub, France, Germany and Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering port, for the supplies of IMO 2020-compliant marine fuels as early as from September or starting October, according to Jérome Leprince-Ringuet, Managing Director of Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS). “We

Most viewed

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

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

All categories

Pages

Total Lubmarine Wins Lubrication Contract for USCG’s Newest Fast Response Cutters
March 29, 2018

Total Lubmarine has been selected to provide CAPRANO TDI 15W40 to the U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG) Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs), a specialised lubricant that will protect their main engines and reduction gears in an array of operational conditions.

In May of 2017,

The Hamburg Connection
March 28, 2018

The new Total Lubmarine Hamburg office sits in the heart of one of Europe’s biggest shipping cities. Opened in January 2018, following its relocation from the southern suburbs, the office allows closer connections than ever before with the countless owners and managers based in the centre

Total Acquires Maersk Oil to Become Second-Largest Operator in the North Sea
March 22, 2018

Bringing Total around 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent of 2P/2C reserves and resources and a production of about 160,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) – Total’s acquisition of Maersk oil will help to reinforce the group’s leading position in the UK and Norway.

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant
March 09, 2018

Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already comprehensive Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) range.

Specifically formulated for sensitive applications such as open

Total Lubmarine Reasserts Commitment to Asia Pacific Region
February 26, 2018

Marintec China is the largest maritime event in the Asia Pacific region, and an important date in the global maritime calendar. Between the 5-8 December 2017, companies were invited to exhibit their innovations, products and services – whilst engaging attendees with talks and insights on

Taiwan announces low-sulphur fuel oil regulations for ships entering its ports
February 23, 2018

In a bid to remain at the forefront of a changing shipping sector, Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has announced a low-sulphur fuel oil regulation for ships entering its international ports. The new rule, announced on 11 January 2018, will go into effect on 1

TMFGS and MOL Sign Long-Term Charter Contract
February 19, 2018

On February 06 2018, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) signed a long-term charter contract for a large LNG bunker vessel of 18,600 m³. Delivered in 2020, she will operate in Northern Europe and will be the first ever vessel

Total Lubmarine Welcomes Total Lubrificantes do Brasil to its Distribution Network
January 29, 2018

As of January 22, Total Lubrificantes do Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary within the Total Group, will join Total Lubmarine’s global distribution network – introducing a vital link to over 30 Brazilian ports.

Total Lubrificantes has been present in Brazil since 1998, with

Total Lubmarine Looks to the Future at AMEC
December 15, 2017

The Asian maritime industry is vital to the entirety of global shipping, with 50% of the world fleet owned or operated in Asia and 85% of global shipbuilding capacity based in the region.

Specifically focusing on the latest technological developments across the industry, the Asian Marine