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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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Continuing Our Commitment to Customer Service
July 01, 2018

At Total Lubmarine, customer-centricity is at the heart of everything we do. Whether it is delivering innovative products, providing useful solutions and services, or offering helpful advice and guidance – we are always there to support our customers.

This is something that our

Success Continues for Total Lubmarine in the Panama Canal
June 21, 2018

In 2013, international marine lubricant supplier Total Lubmarine secured a contract to supply lubricating oil to the Miraflores power plant in the Panama Canal – an installation located near the existing locks, a few miles from Panama City. Following this success, Total Lubmarine was also

Total Lubmarine Evolves Customer Experience with Enhanced Website
June 19, 2018

Reflecting both its history of quality and its position as a leading global marine lubricants provider, a journey aboard Total Lubmarine’s new website echoes the modern industry and the expectations of its visitors and customers. Customer-centric oriented, connected and contemporary

Total Lubmarine’s Products Recognised For Effectiveness
June 14, 2018

Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced that it has received two No Objection Letters (NOL) from equipment manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions – in recognition of the effectiveness of two of its products. These latest NOLs re-affirm the close relationship between Total

Continuing to Encourage LNG for a Multi-Fuel Future
June 12, 2018

In view of developing an integrated gas project in the Sultanate of Oman, Total has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its government – covering both upstream and downstream business and aiming to develop natural gas resources in the Middle Eastern country.

In line with

Total Lubmarine Joins Partner PIL in Naming of Newest Vessel
May 15, 2018

Representatives from Lubmarine including Robert Joore, General Manager and Andrew Knox, Asia-Pacific General Manager joined Pacific International Lines (PIL) for the launch of their new build vessel – the 11 800 TEU container KOTA PERKASA in Shanghai.

Incorporated in Singapore in

Total Lubmarine Outlines Vision For The Future In Laos
May 13, 2018

Bringing together a host of the region’s most influential maritime companies and clients, last month’s Total Lubmarine Seminar in Luang Prabang, Laos saw the participation of partners from Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and New Zealand.

Delivering industry insights and

Total Lubmarine Talks Solutions at Green Maritime Forum
May 10, 2018

This year’s Green Maritime Forum offered a comprehensive program, with expert speakers helping attendees to obtain the tools and practices to help them cultivate the most environmentally-friendly maritime businesses possible.

For Total Lubmarine, this was a chance to showcase their

Total Lubmarine Continues The Conversation at Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference
April 18, 2018

As an intrinsic part of the Total Group, Total Lubmarine supports the 2020 sulphur cap – meaning that the global lubricant supplier is always researching solutions and developing products for the future. By engaging with the industry as much as possible, Lubmarine is also dedicated to