In the past decade the shipping industry has grown 70% with 1.7 billion tons of cargo shipped globally

Ship operators are reducing operating expenses by using larger vessels with improved fuel economy

New marine emissions regulations in 2020 will significantly impact lubricant requirements in this industry

Marine Diesel News and Insight

Preparing for IMO 2020 Impact on Marine Lubricants

Preparing for IMO 2020 Impact on Marine Lubricants

IMO 2020 regulation is having a dramatic effect on how marine engine lubricants are formulated. We discussed this in LUBE ... Read More
Enabling IMO 2020 Compliance

Enabling IMO 2020 Compliance

In this video, we discuss the variable characteristics of IMO2020-compliant fuels and how selecting a robust lubricant will be key ... Read More
The VLSFO Challenge: Looking Deeper for Lubricant Performance (Part 2)

The VLSFO Challenge: Looking Deeper for Lubricant Performance (Part 2)

Legacy cylinder oils may not protect ship engines from very low sulphur fuel oil; we look at the impact of ... Read More
The VLSFO Challenge: Looking Deeper for Lubricant Performance (Part 1)

The VLSFO Challenge: Looking Deeper for Lubricant Performance (Part 1)

Legacy cylinder oils may not protect ship engines from very low sulphur fuel oil; we look at the role of ... Read More
IMO 2020: A Global Cap on Marine Sulfur Fuel

IMO 2020: A Global Cap on Marine Sulfur Fuel

Harriet Brice, Technology Manager for Marine Diesel Engine Oils, discusses the new IMO 2020 guidelines, which place a global cap ... Read More
Marine Diesel Cylinder Engine Oils

Marine Diesel Cylinder Engine Oils

Lubrication challenges impacted by operating conditions and regulations ... Read More