May 24, 2022
Bench tests are critical in the development of new marine lubricants. They are used to investigate quality, offering the ability to check an oil’s performance in specific areas.
February 04, 2022
Before marine lubricants are tested in full-scale engine field trials, a range of bench tests are undertaken.
January 25, 2022
In 2020, MAN ES introduced the two tier cylinder oil approvals (Cat. I & Cat. II) recognizing the need for lubricants with improved deposit control performance.
January 17, 2022
Shipping faces challenges to decarbonize, including the 3-5-year timeline required to develop and test additive systems and then bring them to market.
January 11, 2022
Changes in emissions legislation and the introduction of lower sulphur fuels have changed the needs of the market and led to the introduction of MAN Cat. II.
October 25, 2021
Ship operators must work alongside the companies they charge with maintaining engine condition to ensure a smooth transition to using alternative fuels.