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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

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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

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

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Total and Brittany Ferries ink agreement on LNG bunkering supply
July 21, 2017

Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) and Brittany Ferries (BAI) have put pen to paper on a multi-year contract to supply Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkers to the Honfleur in the port of Ouistreham, France. BAI recently confirmed its order for the new ship, the first LNG-powered French

Talusia Optima approved by all engine manufacturers
July 21, 2017

Total Lubmarine is delighted to announce it has received a No Objection Letter (NOL) from MAN Diesel & Turbo for the use of its cylinder lube oil, Talusia Optima, 100 BN in the engine manufacturer’s two-stroke engine designs.

The NOL was awarded following the successful

ENSM Le Havre’s Hydro Sailing Team participate in the 2017 “Grand Prix de l’école Navale” regatta
June 13, 2017

Total Lubmarine was delighted to support the Hydro sailing team from the École Nationale Supérieure Maritime (ENSM) Le Havre, competing in the 16th Grand Prix de l’école Navale regatta, off Crozon, France in May.

The Grand Prix is firmly established as a key event in the world of

Total Lubmarine retains lubricant contract with Panama Canal Authority
May 24, 2017

Total Lubmarine is delighted to announce that it has retained a major contract to supply the Panama Canal Authority four-stroke power plant at Miraflores with marine lubricants for a further three years. Total Lubmarine will supply 340 metric tonnes of Aurelia TI 4040 a year to the Authority

Total Lubmarine behind Timothée Bonavita in 2017 Mini Transat
May 09, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Total Lubmarine will be sponsoring Total employee Timothée Bonavita in the Mini Transat yacht race.

The Mini Transat is a solo 4000 mile transatlantic yacht race from La Rochelle to Martinique in 21-foot (6.5m) yachts. It is by far the most testing,

Le Havre Hydro Cup 2017
April 26, 2017

Crews from the maritime sector and European merchant navy academies took part in the two day Le Havre Hydro 2017 Cup (31 March – 1 April). The event was organized in collaboration with students from the French Maritime Academy, the yacht club ‘‘Société des Régates du Havre

Spotlight on battery power for the marine sector
April 26, 2017

Last year Total acquired battery maker Saft. We look at what the company provides for the marine sector and how advanced lithium-ion battery technology offers new possibilities for hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems.

Batteries today are more advanced than ever before. Thanks to

Understanding the impact of time in a lifeboat
April 07, 2017

What are the physical and psychological impacts of spending five days in a lifeboat? Volunteers for not-for-profit organization Au Rad’Lô plan to find out by undertaking a scientific experiment off the coast of Marseilles in early June. The volunteers will be food rationed, lack privacy

Total Lubmarine to provide lubes to world’s biggest containership
March 31, 2017

Total Lubmarine will be providing lubes to the world’s biggest containership, the MOL Triumph. Japan’s Mitsui OSK (MOL) recently launched the MOL Triumph, a vessel with a capacity of 20,170 TEU. The vessel is the first in a series of six for the company.

According to MOL,