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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.

Chevron: Methanol as bunker fuel and other marine lubricants

Many vessels that are using these alternative fuels are dual-fueled, meaning that they have engines able to run either on a higher sulphur conventional fuel or on a virtually zero sulphur content alternative fuel, resulting in more extreme operating conditions within the engine.

Shell awarded big shipping commitment from COSCO

Shell Marine has been awarded COSCO’s largest marine lubricants order in 2017.  This order will include the full range of marine lubricants and technical services for seven out of COSCO SHIPPING’S 10 new generation Ultra Large Container Carriers.

Trescorp to construct oil terminal at Sohar port

Singapore-based Trescorp is to launch a new 45-hectare terminal in Sohar Port with an investment of USD600 million. The strategic location of Sohar, outside the Strait of Hormuz, but close to the Gulf States and the Indian subcontinent, was a key factor in the investment. 

Thordon Bearings enhances portfolio

Thordon Bearings informed that it has expanded its Global Service and Support division to meet market demand for installation and maintenance support of its product portfolio. GSS expansion includes installation, commissioning, maintenance and shaft/stern tube alignment services.

New blending-on-board lubrication system launched

Maersk Fluid Technology launched SEA-Mate Blending-on-Board lubrication system, an innovative concept, that reduces lube oil consumption by up to 40%, cuts fuel consumption by 1.5% at slow steaming, prevents cold corrosion and reduces maintenance costs.

Shell provides lubricants to world’s largest container ship

Orient Overseas Container Line has appointed Shell Marine to provide marine lubricants and services for OOCL Hong Kong, currently the world’s largest container ship, with a capacity of 21,413 TEUs, measuring 400m. The G-type engine design used in the ship requires close oil performance monitoring and technical support.

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