Marine Lubricants

Shell Will Expand Russian Plant
Photo courtesy of Shell | A view of tanks at Shell Neft’s lubricant blending plant in Torzhok, Russia.

Shell Will Expand Russian Plant

Lube Report EMEA - July 28, 2020

Shell intends to increase the production capacity of its 180,000 tons per year blending plant in Torzhok by 50 percent b ...

IMO 2020 Causes Shift to Low-Sulfur Fuels

IMO 2020 Causes Shift to Low-Sulfur Fuels

Lube Report EMEA - May 22, 2020

Maritime emissions regulations that took effect at the start of this year led the shipping to shift to low-sulfur fuel o ...

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Study Plugs Scrubbers for IMO 2020

Lube Report EMEA - August 13, 2019

A Norwegian research group recently stated that overall emissions of greenhouse gases would be lower if ships installed ...

New Guide on EALs to be Balloted

New Guide on EALs to be Balloted

Lube Report Americas - June 5, 2019

A new ASTM International guide developed to help the marine industry determine whether a lubricant is environmentally ac ...

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Gauging Lube Impacts of New Marine Fuels

Lube Report Americas - June 5, 2019

Seventy-two percent of vessels are projected to use very-low-sulfur fuel oil after the International Maritime Organizati ...

Gauging Lube Impacts of New Marine Fuels

Gauging Lube Impacts of New Marine Fuels

Lube Report EMEA - May 28, 2019

Seventy-two percent of vessels are projected to use very-low-sulfur fuel oil after the International Maritime Organizati ...

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IMO 2020 Already Making Impacts

Lube Report Americas - April 24, 2019

The International Maritime Organizations 2020 regulations wont just affect the marine fuels and shipping industries, but ...

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Aegean Emerges from Chapter 11

Lube Report EMEA - April 9, 2019

Marine fuels and lubricants supplier Aegean Marine Petroleum Network emerged from Chapter 11 restructuring last week und ...

Global Marine Lube Demand Steady

Global Marine Lube Demand Steady

Lube Report Americas - January 30, 2019

Marine lubricant demand remained on its steady - if slightly declining - course in 2018, totaling an estimated 2.3 milli ...

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Marine Lube Market: Challenging But Growing

Lube Report EMEA - January 8, 2019

Marine lubricant marketers and their customers face several significant challenges in coming years, but the market is gr ...

Marine Lube Market: Challenging But Growing

Marine Lube Market: Challenging But Growing

Lube Report Asia - January 4, 2019

Marine lubricant marketers and their customers face several significant challenges in coming years, but the market is gr ...

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Marketing Matters

LNG Magazine EMEA - November 19, 2018

Castrols Simon Youngman goes deep into subsea control fluids.

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Last Word

LNG Magazine EMEA - October 22, 2018

Katie Kellenberger sounds the warning bell over looming sulfur regulations and economic viability at sea.

VGP Impacted Global Marine Lubes Market

VGP Impacted Global Marine Lubes Market

Lube Report EMEA - October 9, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys Vessel General Permit created a global standard that has drastically affected ...

Uncertainty Rules the High Seas

Uncertainty Rules the High Seas

Lube Report EMEA - October 2, 2018

Uncertainty looms over the future of marine lubricants as the shipping industry looks to cut costs and regulations come ...

Cutters Cut Costs with Oil Analysis

Cutters Cut Costs with Oil Analysis

LNG Magazine - August 21, 2018

Onboard oil analysis keeps the U.S. Coast Guards cutter ships mission ready while reducing oil change frequency and main ...

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Last Word

LNG Magazine EMEA - August 17, 2018

George Gill points the finger at the culprit of marine main engine failure.