Tag: <span>Marine Lubricants</span>

Shell Marine expands Shipcare network
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Shell Marine expands Shipcare network

Shell Marine has increased the availability of its Shell Shipcare range – a portfolio of shipping maintenance products and solutions that allows shipowners to care for their vessels and manage their fleets in a more convenient and cost-effective manner. First launched at the Port of Singapore last year, the Shell Shipcare portfolio is now available...

Shell introduces portfolio of carbon neutral lubricants
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Shell introduces portfolio of carbon neutral lubricants

Shell has announced it will offer customers carbon neutral lubricants across a range of products for passenger cars, heavy duty diesel engines and industrial applications, including the marine market.  Shell aims to offset the annual emissions of more than 200 million litres of advanced synthetic lubricants, expecting to compensate around 700,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide...

Chevron Marine helps shipowners combat VLSFO engine challenges
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Chevron Marine helps shipowners combat VLSFO engine challenges

Chevron Marine Lubricants has helped shipowners identify and manage a distinctive engine condition challenge associated with the widespread switch to low-sulphur fuels. Some shipowners using very low-sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) have reported build-up of red deposits on piston crowns and top edges, sometimes combined with red iron burrs in scavenge ports. The deposits are associated...

Carnival chooses Shell Marine lubricants for 89 ships
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Carnival chooses Shell Marine lubricants for 89 ships

Shell Marine has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide marine lubricants to cruise line operator Carnival Corporation’s global fleet of 89 ships. Carnival will also offset the carbon dioxide emissions from the marine lubricants it purchases from Shell, through Shell’s nature-based carbon credits. Joris van Brussel, general manager, Shell Marine, said: “Shell Marine is...

Wärtsilä selects Shell as engine oils test partner
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Wärtsilä selects Shell as engine oils test partner

Wärtsilä has selected Shell to become its marine and energy engines test oil partner during the factory testing process. Wärtsilä will utilise Shell’s engine oils at its engine manufacturing facilities. Shell was selected because of its complete range of lubricant oils for stationary engines running on gas, heavy fuel oil, gasoil, or liquid biofuel. “Wärtsilä...

Chevron discusses 2020 fuel experiences
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Chevron discusses 2020 fuel experiences

After over half a year of low-sulphur fuel operations for international shipping, Chevron Marine Lubricants has distilled its experiences of working with new fuels and lubricants into a new whitepaper published today. ‘Taking the Temperature of the 2020 fuel sulphur switch’ includes findings based on work with ship operators worldwide to manage the transition from...

Bulugo offers $20m finance facility for bunker and lubricant buyers
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Bulugo offers $20m finance facility for bunker and lubricant buyers

Bulugo has partnered with Whitehall Finance to provide a credit solution to bunker fuel and lubricant buyers. Digital bunker fuel and lubricant platform Bulugo can now offer buyers external unsecured finance of up to US$20m under an exclusive agreement with Whitehall Finance. The implementation of IMO 2020 at the beginning of the year, followed by...

Marine lubricant choice more critical than ever
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Marine lubricant choice more critical than ever

Lubricants supplier Castrol has urged shipping industry players to take note of the increasingly important role of marine lubricants as the engine room environment changes. More efficient engines, new and varied fuels, and recent changes to leading original engine manufacturers (OEM) cylinder oil strategies are making lubricant choice a more important and complex decision. Castrol’s...

WinGD brings greater transparency to cylinder oil decisions
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WinGD brings greater transparency to cylinder oil decisions

Engine designer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has prioritised collaboration and transparency in its new cylinder lubrication guide, to ensure that selecting the right oil is easy and straightforward. The new documentation provides ship operators with consolidated, at-a-glance information highlighting the specific usage conditions for each and every approved cylinder oil. The guidance is the...

ExxonMobil introduces multi-fuel marine cylinder oil
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ExxonMobil introduces multi-fuel marine cylinder oil

ExxonMobil is introducing Mobilgard 540 X, the latest addition to its advanced MobilGard cylinder oil range. The lubricant is specifically formulated for use with both 0.1 per cent and 0.5 per cent sulphur fuels and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will be available from June 2020. Mobilgard 540 X is designed to meet the advanced...

Lubrizol joins the Getting to Zero Coalition
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Lubrizol joins the Getting to Zero Coalition

The Lubrizol Corporation has become the first lubricant additive technology supplier to join the Getting to Zero Coalition. The Getting to Zero Coalition is an international group currently endorsed by 14 governments and composed of more than 100 organisations. It aims to drive the development of commercially viable, zero-emissions deep-sea ships by 2030. This partnership...