February 19, 2021
The reduction in fuel sulphur this year has started a process that will redefine how ship operators need to look after their engines, and how marine diesel cylinder lubricants are formulated.
August 19, 2020
Lubricant additive packages may be the key to solving some of the problems associated with very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO).
July 15, 2020
Early reports on the variable quality of very low-sulphur fuel oils confirm research highlighting the need for robust cylinder lubrication when using the new fuel blends.
February 19, 2020
IMO 2020 regulation is having a dramatic effect on how marine engine lubricants are formulated. We discussed this in LUBE Magazine.
February 05, 2020
Over the last decade, marine diesel cylinder lubricants have been focused on controlling corrosion, with higher base number (BN) lubricants being effective at neutralizing sulfuric acid generated by the combustion of high sulfur fuels.
January 29, 2020
Legacy cylinder oils may not protect ship engines from very low sulphur fuel oil; we look at the impact of 2020 fuels and how to lubricate for VLSFOs.