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Special Vessels

Specialized shipping places both high and varied demands on the onboard systems and technologies. Subject to the vessel’s application, the design and fitting-out may need to accommodate particular machine layouts, a high power requirement, specific automation processes, or, extreme climatic conditions.

Special vessels can be divided into several types depending on the operations they perform, these include:
Tugboats that moves other vessels by pushing or pulling them,
Jack-up vessel which consists of a floating hull equipped with several moving legs,
Cable layer designed and used to lay submarine cables,
Work barge as a specialized carrier ship for different types of marine works,
Cutter Dredger used for excavation and scraping of the seabed.

Total Lubmarine delivers a comprehensive range of mineral and synthetic auxiliary lubricants. These gear and hydraulic oils are specifically designed for the diverse range of onboard equipment, such as cranes, winches and thrusters.

Our marine greases range is suitable for bearings that are subject to extreme conditions and guarantee excellent anti-oxidation and anti-corrosion properties.

In addition, Total Lubmarine offers a complete range of synthetic ester Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) to comply with regional environmental regulations. Our BIO lubricants and greases are Vessel General Permit (VGP) compliant for oil-to-sea interfaces and are perfectly suited for use with deck equipment.

In the specialized shipping industry, ship owners want a proactive approach. A dedicated team for each customer provides a tailored experience at any time of the journey, helping them to face maritime regulatory, technical and operational challenges with ease.