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.
January 15, 2020
Legacy cylinder oils may not protect ship engines from very low sulphur fuel oil; we look at the role of lubricants and how to select the right one.
August 22, 2019
Effective January 1, 2020, the global sulfur limit for marine fuels will be reduced from the current maximum of 3.5% to 0.5%. Ship operators have several options to ensure compliance.
July 05, 2018
Harriet Brice, Technology Manager for Marine Diesel Engine Oils, discusses the new IMO 2020 guidelines, which place a global cap on Marine Sulfur Fuel.