Ship operators are facing an ever more complex environement. New regulations, new technologies, and new fuels means tougher operational contraints and more crew stress. Compliance costs are far from megligible, especially against a backdrop of depressed vessel earnings.
Selecting the right lubricant is no simple undertaking. Suppliers have reacted to regulatory, technical and operational changes by widening thier cylinder oil ranges. Today it is trickier than ever before to select the right lube. How can you be certain you are making the right decision when a mistake may cost millions of dollars ?