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Sinopec Lubricant Company (Sinolube) on Wednesday (3 June) said its Great Wall Marine Medium Speed Lube Oil Series 3012/3015/4012/4015 has obtained technical approvals from German marine engine producer MAN Energy Solutions.
This is the first approval given to this series of lube oil in the company’s four-stroke OEM designed for the international mainstream market, it said.
Sinolube explained the range is designed for the lubrication of four-stroke,medium-speed diesel marine engines or conventional four-stroke medium-speed diesel engines using diesel oil, distillate oil, liquified natural gas (LNG)/diesel or LNG/distillate oil, as well as auxiliary equipment such as stern shafts.
Photo credit: MAN Energy Solutions
Published: 4 June, 2020
The top three positive movers in the 2020 bunker supplier list are Hong Lam Fuels Pte Ltd (+13); Chevron Singapore Pte Ltd (+12); and SK Energy International (+8), according to MPA list.
‘We will operate in the Singapore bunkering market from the Tokyo, with support from local staff at Sumitomo Corporation Singapore,’ source tells Manifold Times.
Changes include abolishing advance declaration of bunkers as dangerous cargo, reducing pilotage fees on vessels receiving bunkers, and a ‘whitelist’ system for bunker tankers.
Claim relates to deliveries of MGO to the vessels Pacific Diligence, Pacific Valkyrie, Pacific Defiance, Crest Alpha 1, and Pacific Warlock between March 2020 to April 2020.
3,490 mt of LSFO from Itochu Enex was lifted at Universal Terminal; the same bunker stem was bought by Global Marine Logistics and delivered by bunker tanker Juma to receiving vessel Kirana Nawa.
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