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Technical focus - Jean-Philippe Roman talks IMO 2020 with Motorship
October 14, 2019
The Total Lubmarine Technical Director sat down earlier this summer with Motorship’s Nick Edstrom to discuss Total’s readiness for IMO 2020, its portfolio expansion and the digitalization of its monitoring services. Lubricants available in all major hubs from Q4 Mr Roman made clear that Total is 2020 ready. Touching on the recent Total Global Sulfur Cap Forums , he noted that shipowners are ready to follow engine manufacturers recommendations, and in particular, to segregate fuels. He noted that while the majority of vessels will run on Very Low Sulfur Fuel Oil (VLSFO), he expects to see a steady increase in the number

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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

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

"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

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Supplying lubes to award winning methanol carriers
August 16, 2017

Japanese shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has been awarded the Technology Special Prize in the Ship of the Year 2016 by The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). The special recognition is awarded to vessels that showcase eco technology, design, and social

Team Peugeot-Total victorious in Silk Way Rally 2017
August 14, 2017

Team Peugeot-Total secured victory in the seventh Silk Way Rally with Cyril Despres and David Castera in the Peugeot DKR #100. The team won 10 stages out of 13 for Peugeot. Stephane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret finished in fifth place.

Following Team Peugeot-Total’s triple

Total Lubmarine behind Les Mar M’Arts Europ’Raid tour
July 28, 2017

Total Lubmarine is proud to be supporting Benjamin Soulier, Nicolas Gablot and Tom Pomarède of Les Mar M’Arts team in the 2017 Europ’Raid which will start tomorrow (29 July) and finishes on 20 August.

Europ’Raid is a humanitarian competition which sees 150 teams drive

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