ExxonMobil hopes its new crosshead slow speed test engine will be able to accommodate different fuels.
Murmansk bunkering is to provide round-the-clock supply as Caterpillar sets up a Singapore marine hub.
Fuelled by rising demand from the APAC region, global marine lubes will reach 2.9kt in 2022
Wärtsilä has developed propulsion systems which are compatible with environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs). Meanwhile BP & Sinopec sign Singapore marine JV.
Shell is decommissioning its North Sea Brent Delta platform - involving more than 1,000 people and the world's biggest platform vessel.
Chinese shipping giant sees an opportunity in the French lubes producer\n
A new Intesmo lubes manufacturing plant has been opened in Volgograd for rail lubes, while Lukoil has launched a new lubes mixer system for shipowners.
Chevron has signed a deal with leading fuel products distribution and lubricants company Petrol Offisi to improve supplies of marine lubricants.
The marine lubricants sector is facing the same challenges as their land-based counterparts in helping OEMs meet emissions legislation. Meanwhile there is good news for the additives sector.
New marine fuels require more robust additives, lubes and frequent testing.