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Mobilgard™ 5100 cylinder oil and Mobil Serv℠ Cylinder Condition Monitoring ended cold corrosion


APL, a leading provider of global container shipping services, discovered that its MAN Mark 9.2 engines were suffering from significant levels of cold corrosion. Its MAN Mark 7 and Wärtsilä RTA engines were also affected although at lower levels. Mobil Serv Cylinder Condition Monitoring data was used to assess cylinder oil needs and feed rates.

The MAN Mark 9.2 engines were switched to Mobilgard™ 5100 cylinder oil and benefited from reduced cold corrosion and an 18.5% reduction of cylinder oil consumption. Analysis of the MAN Mark 7 and Wärtsilä RTA engines, which were running Mobilgard™ 570, enabled a 7% overall feed rate cut.

Find out how we can help optimise your vessel’s performance and reliability by contacting an ExxonMobil representative.

Based on the experience of a single customer. Actual results can vary depending on the type of equipment used and its maintenance, operating conditions and environment, and any prior lubricant used.


  • Marine tanker ship

    Mobilgard™ 5100 cylinder oil

    Enhances the performance of two-stroke marine diesel engines operating on heavy fuel oil and helps prevent corrosion.

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  • Cylinder Condition Monitoring

    Mobil Serv℠ Cylinder Condition Monitoring

    Our advanced, next-generation condition monitoring service designed to improve your engine performance.

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