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Recommendations on lubricating tank levels made in Viking Sky investigation report
January 13, 2020

A key reason for the black-out and loss of propulsion of the Norwegian-flagged cruise vessel found to be due to engine lubricating oil tank levels being well below OEM guidelines.  

In November, the accident report for the Viking Sky, which came within 100 metres of land in March

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.

THE CHALLENGES

The International

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.

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Mr Roman

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

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

Total Lubmarine Wins Tender for COSCO Vessels
July 11, 2018

Total Lubmarine has recently won the latest tender from COSCO to lubricate for 4 Very Large Bulk Carriers (VLBC). The vessels will be built in COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry (Yangzhou) shipyard in China. They are designed to carry 400,000 DWT of goods each and will be sailing