Tag: LuminUltra Technologies

2020 fuels could increase risk of corrosion, warns LuminUltra
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2020 fuels could increase risk of corrosion, warns LuminUltra

Microbial monitoring specialist LuminUltra has highlighted its concerns over the quality of some fuels compliant with the 2020 global sulphur cap. Commenting on the blending of biodiesel with HSFO and distillates, which go towards reducing the amount of SOx emitted during the combustion process, Patrick Taylor, LuminUltra’s newly appointed director of global business development, said:...

LuminUltra urges industry to test for ballast water organisms of all sizes
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LuminUltra urges industry to test for ballast water organisms of all sizes

Microbiological monitoring equipment developer LuminUltra has advised the shipping industry of the importance of testing all sizes of ballast water organisms identified by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. More than 4000 species of organism are carried in ballast water, ranging in size and resilience to treatment, with...

LuminUltra launches digital portal to manage fuel test data
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LuminUltra launches digital portal to manage fuel test data

Microbiological testing company LuminUltra Technologies has introduced a cloud-enabled digital platform to manage the microbiological quality of all shipboard fuel and water systems. LuminUltra Cloud, available both online and offline, allows end-users to control the data from all sampling, testing and analyses carried out onboard, and to create custom compliance reports that can be shared...