The South Korean Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) launched its first LNG carrier, equipped with a developed air lubrication system (ALS), which was given to Greek shipowner Maran Gas Maritime.
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.
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.
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 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.
Silverstream Technologies says that the cruise sector is currently showing substantial appetite for clean technology driven by a commitment to CSR, as well as impending changes to MARPOL Annex VI regulations.
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.
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