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MAN ES awards NOL for TALUSIA UNIVERSAL
June 9, 2020
MAN Energy Solutions requalifies and endorses TALUSIA UNIVERSAL (BN 57) following Service Letter (SL2020-694). MAN Energy Solutions (ES) recently released their New Service Letter - SL2020-694 - to provide guidance on which cylinder oils to apply for their engines based on their updated product performance categorization. At Total Lubmarine, we welcome this initiative by MAN ES. Any OEM that seeks to highlight and communicate the importance of the cleaning abilities of approved lubricants for their engines is positive for any owner, operator and engineer. That’s why we are delighted to announce that MAN ES has endorsed the
TOTAL TARGETS NET ZERO EMISSIONS BY 2050
June 5, 2020
We celebrate today’s World Environment Day 2020 and the “Biodiversity” theme alongside other companies across the energy sector in support of the UN Environment Programme (#UNEP). World Environment Day 2020 is widely celebrated in more than 143 countries. It is popularly being called “People’s Day” to show the care and support for the Earth and the environment. It is the ‘United Nations’ prime vehicle for encouraging awareness and action to protect our environment. Knowing the ways to protect the environment is really important. That’s why Total has recently announced its
NEW CHICAGO LABORATORY EXTENDS TOTAL LUBMARINE’S TECHNICAL SERVICES REACH FURTHER
May 26, 2020
Backing up high quality products with dedicated, specialist customer service is a vital part of our approach here at Total Lubmarine. We recognize that our customers around the world value the level of technical expertise and support our dedicated teams are able to offer them to not only help deliver engine lubrication recommendations for optimum cost control results but crucially, through analysis and insight of equipment to ensure operational efficiency and safety, helping reduce vessel machinery downtime. So we are delighted to extend this level of technical support with the opening of our new Diagomar Plus Laboratory in Chicago
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
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
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

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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WT Supra is an

A NEW NORMAL - LEARNING FROM THE CHALLENGES OF COVID-19
July 02, 2020

In line with the easing of many Covid-19 restrictions globally, the vast majority of the Total Lubmarine team have now returned to working from their offices, plants and laboratories worldwide.

Over the last few months, the Coronavirus pandemic has had a massive impact on life – both

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Harnessing the IMO guidance in support of training initiatives for seafarers to help protect against COVID-19
April 06, 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

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

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
TOTAL LUBMARINE CELEBRATES THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
March 10, 2020

Across the globe, business and commerce celebrated International Women’s Day, which this year took place on the 8th March. Total Lubmarine and its employees celebrated the theme of the day ‘Each For Equal’ which has culminated in insight from a few of our amazing employees from

Total Lubmarine proud to support the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain
March 03, 2020

Celebrating its 25th anniversary on Saturday 29 February 2020, the event saw a spectacular celebration of Greek tradition and guests from more than 30 nationalities in attendance.

“On behalf of all the team at Total Lubmarine, we are delighted to have been able to attend and support

2020 training programme agreement between Total Lubmarine and ENSM
February 14, 2020

Total Lubmarine has initiated a new programme for 2020 with the Ecole Nationale Superieure Maritime (ENSM) – the French Maritime Academy – to help provide further support in training and development for all its Merchant Marine Schools.

Known as MASP, Maritime Academy Support

5 takeaways from attending Euromaritime 2020 in Marseille
February 12, 2020

The shipping and energy industry lined up in support of Euromaritime 2020 in France’s number one port at Marseille this year, and we were proud to be part of such a great event which attracted more than 5,000 visitors from across 44 countries. For February’s event we drew on aspects

Our expert in LNG explores the options from the 2020 Global LNG Bunkering Summit in Amsterdam
February 03, 2020

Xavier Pfeuty, Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions’ LNG expert, presents a global perspective on accelerating the use of LNG as a marine fuel in a keynote speech.

The IMO is seeking to halve shipping emissions by 2050. That’s why it is important for us to further our innovation

Recommendations on lubricating tank levels made in Viking Sky investigation report
January 13, 2020

A key reason for the black-out and loss of propulsion of the Norwegian-flagged cruise vessel found to be due to engine lubricating oil tank levels being well below OEM guidelines.  

In November, the accident report for the Viking Sky, which came within 100 metres of land in March