Lubricants News

Rolls-Royce mtu Series 500 gas generator to provide combined heat and power for lubricant manufacturer in Mexico

Raloy Lubricantes, one of the top four lubricant manufacturers and main suppliers for automotive OEMs in Mexico, has selected the new mtu Series 500 generator set from the Power Systems business unit of Rolls-Royce to provide combined heat and power for its manufacturing operations in Santiago Tianguistenco, Mexico. The electricity will be used to power operations, while the heat from the exhaust will be used to warm up thermal oil for mixing processes. Thermal energy from jacket heat will be r...

MAN Energy Solutions and DP World sign strategic partnership agreement

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with DP World (Drydocks World), the globally renowned provider of smart logistics solutions. Effective immediately, the agreement targets common progress in the field of decarbonisation and is scheduled to run for five years, with an option to extend thereafter.   Wayne Jones OBE – Chief Sales Officer, and Gaby Hanna – Senior Vice President and Head of Region – Middle East & Africa, acted as signatories for MAN...

Maersk to exhibit solutions at the Danish Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Maersk Kanoo, UAE (part of A.P. Moller - Maersk) has partnered with Danish Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai that opens its gates next month. Maersk will be present at the Danish Pavilion, throughout the six months of Expo 2020 Dubai, to welcome and interact with the visiting customers, and businesses that are curious to know more on how Maersk transports goods around the world. Expo 2020 Dubai Expo 2020 Dubai revolves around three key themes – mobility, sustainability and opportunity. Maersk...

UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050, as greenest ever London International Shipping Week begins

Cleaner and greener channel crossings are expected in the next decade, as the London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW 2021) launches, announced the Department for Transport’s, Robert Courts MP, and The Rt. Hon Grant Shapps MP. Highlights include: UK to push for international shipping emissions to reach absolute zero by 2050, Transport Secretary sets out ambitious global 2050 target, as the UK government launches greenest ever International Shipping Week, and Vision of...

Wilhelmsen partners with Klüber Lubrication to exclusively sell and distribute maritime lubricant range

As of August 1st, 2021, Wilhelmsen will begin to take over sales, logistics and consulting for Klüber Lubrication’s maritime portfolio for its sea-going vessels. Initially within European countries and Southeast Asia, followed by the rest of the world from October onwards.  Kjell André Engen, Executive Vice President of Marine Products, Wilhelmsen says, “This exclusive partnership pairs Klüber Lubrication’s market-leading marine lubricants with our unriva...

Schurmann Family's sailboat is protected with WEG paints

The Schurmann Family is the first Brazilian family to circumnavigate the world on a sailboat named Kat and they have done this a few times already. Based on their expertise from over 36 years of sea expeditions, the Shurmann Family has given their contributions to the nations and people to raise awareness about marine pollution.   As their most recent initiative, the Schurmann family has been leading a worldwide campaign to raise awareness to minimize pollution in the oceans called V...

Hapag-Lloyd joins TradeLens platform

Hapag-Lloyd joined the TradeLens platform. TradeLens offers shippers, consignees and freight forwarders direct access to digitised, multi-carrier visibility and documentation processes for their maritime supply chains through a single platform. Clients can also easily connect their key supply chain partners to the digital platform giving much earlier visibility to their inbound supply chains. All members of the Tradelens ‘ecosystem’ contribute their planned, estimated and actual...

Kongsberg deliver ORCCA™ combat system elements to 212CD submarines

"The deliveries will last way into the 2030s and is an important and strategic milestone that strengthens our foothold in Europe with Germany as an important and near partner." "Our cooperation with Germany for submarine technology extends over several decades. With this new and expanded industrial cooperation the partnership is taken to a new level that will have great importance for Norwegian technology development and value creation,” says Geir Håøy, CEO of KONGSBERG....

Bayonne Drydock picks Goltens to carry out shaft seal liner removal work on the USNS Red Cloud

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Northeast United States, in May 2020, Goltens received a call from Bayonne Drydock (Bayonne Drydock and Repair Corp.) to attend for inspection and to make a proposal to remove a damaged shaft seal liner on the USNS Red Cloud, one of the US Military Sealift Command’s nineteen large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ships. In-Place Machining specialist Goltens deployed its In-Place Machining specialist to New Jersey, observing all of the special...

HRH Prince William starts construction on the UK’s third Type 26 frigate for the Royal Navy at BAE Systems

In a steel-cut ceremony at BAE Systems shipyard in Glasgow, His Royal Highness, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, set the plasma cutting machine to work on the first plate of steel for the third Type 26 frigate, HMS BELFAST.   Minister of State for Defense Baroness Goldie, together with employees and representatives from the Scottish Government, Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defense, joined the celebrations.  Delivering anti-submarine warfare capability The event marks an i...

Goltens called on to replace liner on cylinder no.5 of a container ship featuring Wartsila 6RT-FLEX82C main engine

The crew of a nine year-old container ship, which is equipped with a Wartsila 6RT-FLEX82C main engine, observed exhaust gas blow-by on cylinder no.5, during normal operation and could not increase the load above 35%. The cylinder liner had 22,452 running hours and the crew suspected the cylinder liner was excessively worn and needed to be replaced. Liner replacement on cylinder no.5 The customer requested Goltens to attend and replace the liner with an onboard spare The customer requested G...

Wilhelmsen's additive manufacturing service delivered CE-Certified 3D printed lifting tool for Wärtsilä

Manufacturing engines that power a third of the world’s largest cargo ships Wärtsilä often needs to fabricate specialist tools to solve problems and optimise efficiencies with its equipment onboard. The lifting tool is one such example. It is critical to building and servicing large engines, allowing engineers to move immensely heavy engine parts, such as pistons. The perfect partner Typically, such parts are both expensive and time-consuming to manufacture and deliver, and th...

Alfa Level Test Centre takes up key role in marine biofuel testing with reducing carbon footprint in mind

As the marine industry races to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre is taking a key role. The 2800 sq. m testing space, already equipped for the modern oil and gas fuels, has been readied for testing with biofuels. In the coming years, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre will accumulate knowledge that is vital to a carbon-free future. Partnership with biofuels in focus Alfa Laval, bio-fuel producer, MASH Energy and ship owner, DFDS have ente...

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