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
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.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that ship operators will not need to update their 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP) before its 18 December 2018 expiration date. The EPA is encouraging ship operators currently without a permit to seek coverage ahead of the 18
Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced that it has received two No Objection Letters (NOL) from equipment manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions – in recognition of the effectiveness of two of its products. These latest NOLs re-affirm the close relationship between Total
Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already comprehensive Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) range.
Specifically formulated for sensitive applications such as open
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
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
Bioneptan HT 100 is the latest stern tube lubricant to be certified by manufacturers including Kemel and is fully compliant with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Vessel General Permit (VGP) regulations. It is scheduled to be in use aboard 235 vessels in the near future.
Total Lubmarine’s new low-ash cylinder oil has successfully completed 4,331 hours of trials on a Wärtsilä 14 RT-FLEX 96C-B engine aboard a container ship. The trial period included 300 hours of the vessel trading in ECAs.
Presenting the findings to delegates at the European Marine