ExxonMobil Voyager Issue 29: September 2020
Dear ExxonMobil marine partner,
Welcome to this year’s second edition of ExxonMobil Voyager.
As we move towards the final quarter of 2020, the impact of COVID-19 is still being felt globally. We continue to do everything we can to support both our employees and customers through these challenging times.Read more
Getting ready for 2050
Christos Chryssakis, Business Development Manager, DNV GL
The IMO has made a commitment to reduce the CO2 intensity of international shipping by at least 40% by 2030, moving to 70% by 2050, compared with 2008. At the same time, it aims to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 50% over the same period, using the same metric.Read more
ExxonMobil completes successful sea trial of its first marine bio fuel oil
ExxonMobil has completed a successful sea trial of the company’s first marine bio fuel oil with shipping company Stena Bulk, bunkered in the port of Rotterdam.Read more
There is more to your cylinder oil than its base number
Steve Walker, Global Marine Equipment Builder Manager, ExxonMobil
IMO 2020 has generally been discussed in terms of compliant fuels, with topics such as availability, formulation, stability and combustion dominating the conversation.Read more
ExxonMobil announces marine distributor partnership in Panama with Lubricantes Delta
This year, ExxonMobil appointed Lubricantes Delta as a marine inland and coastal authorised distributor in Panama.Read more
Berge Bulk Maritime records 53% liner wear rate reductions with ExxonMobil
Mobil Serv℠ Cylinder Condition Monitoring gave Berge Bulk Maritime the confidence to push the feed rates lower than they’ve ever been before, with a 19% reduction in cylinder oil consumption as well as reducing liner wear by 53%*.Read more
Protecting against the impact of vessel lay-ups on marine fuel
John LaRese, ExxonMobil, Marine Fuels Technical Advisor
The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the demand for both consumer goods and cruise holidays. As a result, many ship owners have chosen to lay up vessels until travel restrictions ease and the demand for freight trade returns.Read more
Did somebody rouse Davy Jones’ anger?
One fine day in October 1829, the schooner Mermaid hit a reef and was lost, leaving the full crew to live on a nearby rock for three days on nothing but rainwater, barnacles, ship’s biscuits and a few shellfish.Read more
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