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Study: The true cost of oil-lubricated propeller shafts

On the sidelines of SMM trade fair in Hamburg, Thordon Bearings published a study highlighting the commercial and environmental benefits of seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing arrangements. The study was carried out in response to the increase in oil EAL lubricated sterntube bearing failures.

Maersk, Technava to introduce new lubricants

MFT’s BOB technology was developed to be used on Moller-Maersk Group’s fleet of containerships originally. This technology, aims to blend the n-use system oil, as a base oil, with a high-BN cylinder oil product to make an efficient cylinder lubricant.

Evergas, Clipper to install Maersk’s BOB lubrications systems

Maersk Fluid Technology has signed agreements with Evergas and Clipper Group, for the supply of the SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board (BOB) system. The BOB system, addressing to all 2-stroke engine sizes, aims to facilitate the cylinder lubrication and system oil quality.

Shell develops lubricant Shell Alexia 140

Shell Marine has given ship owners an insight into the comprehensive approach driving its ground-breaking work to protect the most modern ultra-efficient diesel engines against cold corrosion while still optimizing cylinder oil feed rates, across the entire range of vessel operating conditions.

Sovcomflot, Gazprom Neft agree on marine lubricants

Sovcomflot and Gazprom Neft have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the supply of marine lubricants. The MOU document was signed by Sergey Frank, President and CEO of PAO Sovcomflot, and Alexander Dyukov, Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprom Neft.

Thordon Bearings questions EALs

Thordon Bearings  has questioned the rise of so-called environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs) in oil-based stern tube seals and bearings when…


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