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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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Carilec Engineering Conference and Exhibition review
September 02, 2019

The 2019 Engineering and Procurement Conference and Exhibition took place in Curacao during June this year under the theme: ‘Partnering for Sustainable Energy Solutions, Innovation and Resilience'.

The conference aimed to provide a premier technical forum to learn more about the

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.5% sulfur marine fuel
August 26, 2019

Several shipping, refining, fuel supply and standards organizations, including CIMAC, OCIMF and IBIA, have collaborated to produce the Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.5%  sulfur marine fuel, released on 20 August 2019.

The publication is designed to guide

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

Testing New Marine Lubricant BN 40
August 12, 2019

Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore gave an update on the new Base Number (BN) 40 product in testing to Seatrade Maritime’s Lee Hong Liang as the Total Global Sulfur Cap Forum’s reached Singapore in May.

Speaking ahead of the conference, Mr. Joore confirmed that the

Production starts at La Mède biorefinery
August 06, 2019

Launched in 2015, the first batches of biofuel coming off the line represent the final step in the €275 million investment by Total to turn the former oil refinery into a new energies complex.

Following the conversion, the complex now encompasses a biorefinery with a capacity of 500,

Managing Sulfur Cap 2020 Transition
June 17, 2019

With less than half a year until the implementation of the IMO’s limit for Sulfur in fuel oil used on board ships, Total has been hosting a series of Global Sulfur Cap Forums in major shipping hubs, to help ship owners finalize their compliance plans well in advance of next

Total provides energy major perspectives on IMO 2020 and beyond
June 11, 2019

The six page feature, ‘IMO 2020: The tsunami that's heading your way’, published in the quarterly TradeWinds publication, cites both Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore, and Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) Managing Director, Jerome Leprince-Ringuet.

Total Global Sulfur Cap Series reaches New York
June 04, 2019

On May 9, Total Lubmarine was in New York for the sixth of its 11 stop Sulfur Cap series. Colleagues from Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) joined us for what was another well-attended event.

 Held aboard the historic, ‘Intrepid’, a World War II and Cold War

SEA\LNG and SGMF research demonstrates value of LNG as a marine fuel
May 06, 2019

The report published in April reveals that Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21 percent are achievable from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire lifecycle from Well-to-Wake (WtW).

The paper also confirms that emissions of other local