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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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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

Total Lubmarine launches Lube-On-Ship
November 28, 2017

As a specialised marine lubricants business with a presence in over 100 countries and over 1000 ports around the world, Total Lubmarine understands the importance of seamless information. Similarly, as the industry looks towards the impending 2020 Sulphur Cap and the changes that it will mean

Total Lubmarine strengthens delivery capability with new Antwerp barge
November 23, 2017

Significantly bolstering delivery capability in Belgium, Total Lubmarine’s newest barge will help to streamline operations.

After Total Lubmarine contracted a time charter for the barge, she started operations on November 14th 2017. Capable of carrying 1,500 tonnes of lubricants in

Total Lubmarine hosts exclusive seminar in Chile
November 06, 2017

Welcoming a host of the region’s most influential maritime companies and clients, last month’s Total Lubmarine Seminar in Casablanca, Chile delivered industry insights and encouraged further collaboration.

With the ability to deliver products to 13 ports across 5,000km from

Total Lubmarine Sponsors Student Innovators
September 22, 2017

Showing its enduring support to energy efficiency, as well as its commitment to the innovators of tomorrow – Total Lubmarine sponsored HydroTech in this year’s HYDROcontest in St Tropez, France.

Launched as the flagship event of the Hydros Foundation – a non-profit

Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie crosses Northern Sea Route
August 30, 2017

Sovcomflot’s ice-class LNG carrier, Christophe de Margerie, has completed its maiden transit through the formidable Northern Sea Route from Europe to Asia. Setting a new record, the world’s first and only ice-breaking LNG carrier has shown its incredible ability to serve the huge