IMO 2020

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Keeping Engines Running Amid 2020 Fuel Challenges

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.

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Preparing for IMO 2020 Impact on Marine Lubricants

February 19, 2020

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

Enabling IMO 2020 Compliance

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Impact of IMO 2020 on the Marine Lubricant Market

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.