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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

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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Technical Focus on BIO OG Plus
April 24, 2019

Over the coming weeks, Total Lubmarine blog will be publishing a series of technical focuses looking at some of the stories behind our comprehensive line of products. This week we look at BIO OG Plus from our bio grease EAL range.

Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs), sometimes

Managing Sulfur Cap 2020 Transition Key
April 03, 2019

Jean-Philippe Roman and Jerome Leprince-Ringuet stress the importance of ‘managing the transition’ at our full London forum on 21 March.

Mr Leprince-Ringuet, Managing Director of Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions, confirmed that Total will be ready to supply its new Very Low

Global Sulfur Cap 2020 forums - Total confirms 11-strong list of locations
March 22, 2019

Together with Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions, Total Lubmarine will be visiting customers in major hubs this spring to discuss our solutions to the challenges posed by the 2020 Sulfur Cap.

With less than a year until the implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s

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

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

TALUSIA OPTIMA is about simplicity - Case Study with Dole Food Company
February 26, 2019

Dole is in the business of delivering perishable goods from Central America to customers in North America and Europe. But following the introduction of the 0.1% sulphur cap imposed within Emission Control Areas (ECAs) off the US Coasts in 2015, the company realized it had a problem.

Each

Flexibility is key as industry prepares for new fuels says Jean-Philippe Roman
February 19, 2019

Speaking with Motorship in December, Total Lubmarine Technical Director, Jean-Philippe Roman discussed new fuels, the low sulfur blends evolving in response to 2020 regulation and the impact digitalization will have on cylinder condition monitoring. 

Mr Roman addressed the issue of

VUCA surrounds the industry ahead of IMO 2020 says Serge Dal-Farra
February 15, 2019

In January’s edition of Hansa International Maritime Journal, Total Lubmarine Marketing Director, Serge Dal-Farra, lends his opinion to the technical challenges for the marine lubricants market ahead of 2020.

Mr. Dal-Farra discussed the confusion Total Lubmarine is experiencing on

Norway ambition for full-scale carbon capture boosted by new partnership with Total, Equinor and Shell
February 05, 2019

The exploitation permit given to the companies is the first for storage of CO2 on the Norwegian shelf. The Norwegian government has granted Total and its partners Equinor and Shell permission to develop CO2 storage near the Troll oil and gas field in the North Sea. 

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