Tag: Shell Marine

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...

Shell Marine publishes white paper on cylinder oils for 2020
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Shell Marine publishes white paper on cylinder oils for 2020

Shell Marine has published a new White Paper that offers shipowners and operators guidance on cylinder oils and engine care to ensure a smooth transition to IMO 2020. ‘IMO 2020 Ready’ from Shell Marine sets out the commercial, operational and technical challenges faced by customers before, during and after the regulatory deadline. The publication gives...

Shell launches lubricant to support IMO 2020
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Shell launches lubricant to support IMO 2020

Shell Marine is introducing a new two-stroke engine cylinder oil designed specifically for use with engines running on 0.5 per cent sulphur content very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO). The lubricant, Shell Alexia 40, has a Base Number (BN) of 40, and has been developed to optimise equipment performance and condition as shipowners and charterers...

Hainan Strait Shipping cuts engine oil consumption by 37 per cent
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Hainan Strait Shipping cuts engine oil consumption by 37 per cent

Chinese operator Hainan Strait Shipping has reportedly saved the equivalent of US $123,000 annually by implementing Shell Marine’s recommendations on its medium-speed engine oils. Hainan Strait Shipping switched its trunk piston engine oils to a combination of Shell Argina S3 40 and Shell Gadinia S3 40 for six RoRo ships operating in the South China...

2020 fuel uncertainty causing lubricant choice confusion
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2020 fuel uncertainty causing lubricant choice confusion

Shipowners and operators are becoming increasingly concerned about matching their choice of fuel in 2020 with the right lubricant, confirmed Luis Garcia, Shell’s technology manager – marine & power engine lubricants, to journalists during a press tour of the Shell Marine & Power Innovation Centre in Hamburg last week. He believes shipowners want more clarity...