Tag: <span>Marine Lubricants</span>

FrontM and Bulugo team up to bring e-procurement onboard
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FrontM and Bulugo team up to bring e-procurement onboard

FrontM and Bulugo have teamed up to simplify the procurement of fuels and lubricants for sea-going personnel. Under the agreement, existing customers of both companies will now have access to Bulugo’s online bunker fuel and lubricants procurement platform and FrontM’s marketplace. The partnership aims to bring e-procurement directly to remote customers, simplifying the traditional marine...

Enhancing lubricants to support shipping’s shift to future fuels
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Enhancing lubricants to support shipping’s shift to future fuels

Ship operators must work alongside the companies they charge with maintaining engine condition to ensure a smooth transition to using alternative fuels, says Ian Bown, Lubrizol’s technical manager for marine engine oils. The company is currently exploring how it must adapt lubricants to protect ship engines burning alternative fuels. Shipping’s long-term environmental targets are propelling...

Shell and Baker Hughes launch AI condition monitoring service
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Shell and Baker Hughes launch AI condition monitoring service

Shell and Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business, have launched an intelligent, advanced analytics-based oil condition monitoring and machine health service for the marine sector.  Known as VitalyX, the condition monitoring solution combines Shell Remote Sense lubricant analysis expertise with Bently Nevada’s 60-year experience in condition monitoring and protection to offer an early warning system that...

Wilhelmsen partners with Klüber to sell and distribute lubricant range
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Wilhelmsen partners with Klüber to sell and distribute lubricant range

Owners, operators, and vessel managers choosing Klüber Lubrication’s premium products will now benefit from Wilhelmsen’s maritime expertise, customer service and global distribution network. As from August 1, 2021, Wilhelmsen will begin to take over sales, logistics and consulting for Klüber Lubrication’s maritime portfolio for its sea going vessels. Initially within European countries and Southeast Asia,...

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...