Volume 8 Issue 30
Monitoring Urged for New Cylinder OilsJuly 23, 2021
Lubrication and protection of ship engines became much more complex after implementation of IMO 2020 fuel regulations, making testing ever more important in choosing the correct cylinder oils, speakers said during an online webinar.
India Cuts Palm Oil Import DutyJuly 23, 2021
India implemented a temporary cut in the duty charged on palm oil imports, part of an effort to offset a sharp run-up in prices over the past year. Analysts said the move will probably lead to a rebound in palm oil demand in India, the world’s largest importer of the commodity, which is used primarily in foods and biofuels but also in renewable lubricants.
SK Extends Use of Recycled ContainersJuly 23, 2021
SK Lubricants said Wednesday that it has begun making containers from recycled plastics for its top-selling automotive lubes – part of its ongoing efforts to reduce resource consumption.
From Other Editions of Lube ReportJuly 23, 2021
Axel Invests in Three U.S. Grease Plants
Aerosols Maker Buys Champion Brands
Briefly NotedJuly 23, 2021
Japan’s domestic passenger car sales grew 5% to 296,623 in June, compared to the same month in 2020, while the sales for the first six months of this year increased 11% to 2 million, compared to the same period in 2020, according to data compiled by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association.