Tag: Marine Lubricants

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...

Chevron whitepaper offers practical approach to dual-fuel engine lubrication
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Chevron whitepaper offers practical approach to dual-fuel engine lubrication

Marine lubricants supplier Chevron Marine has released the latest in a series of white papers focusing on innovations and developments impacting the fast-changing shipping industry. ‘Lubricating dual-fuel auxiliary engines: a practical approach’ explores the unique challenge of using engines that run regularly on either fuel oils or liquefied natural gas (LNG). Around three quarters of...

Bulugo digital platform simplifies fuels and lubricants procurement
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Bulugo digital platform simplifies fuels and lubricants procurement

A new online platform has been developed to help ship operators source marine fuels and lubricants in ports across the world. Digital disruption is coming to the marine fuels and lubricants market with the launch of a new sourcing platform set to simplify business for both buyers and sellers. Bulugo’s easy-to-use, purpose-built platform – available...

MAN Energy Solutions launches fluid monitor for lube oil
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MAN Energy Solutions launches fluid monitor for lube oil

MAN Energy Solutions has launched a new monitor for lube oil to help owners monitor on an ongoing basis the degradation and contamination of lube oil. The MAN Fluid Monitor for lube oil is a light and robust system that immediately detects the tiniest anomalies in the lube-oil systems of four-stroke engines, turbomachinery and auxiliary...

Lubrizol whitepaper identifies VLSFO engine condition challenges
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Lubrizol whitepaper identifies VLSFO engine condition challenges

Legacy cylinder oils may not protect ship engines from the variable fuel characteristics of very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO), global additive supplier The Lubrizol Corp has advised. In a new whitepaper, Lubrizol outlines the research that underpins its advice that shipowners should use lubricants specifically formulated for these challenges. Marine bench and engine tests...

COSCO Shipping confirms Shell Marine lubricants contract
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COSCO Shipping confirms Shell Marine lubricants contract

China COSCO Shipping Company (COSCO Shipping) has extended its contract with Shell Marine for the supply of lubricants for five 62,000 dwt multi-purpose pulp carriers, due for delivery in 2019 and 2020. The lubricants contract includes the supply of the two-stroke engine cylinder oils Shell Alexia 100 and Shell Alexia 40 and the multi-functional lubricants...

Shell Marine signs fleet wide lubricants contract with CCCC Dredging
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Shell Marine signs fleet wide lubricants contract with CCCC Dredging

CCCC Dredging (Group) of China has signed a contract with Shell Marine for the supply of marine lubricants and technical services for the Chinese company’s fleet. Shell Marine will provide a comprehensive all-in-one service, reliably supplying lubricants and technical services around the clock wherever they are needed. In addition to the supply of Shell Marine’s...