Vickers Oils is the global market leader in Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) for the marine industry.
A study evaluating the use of environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs) in stern tube bearing installations has concluded oil viscosity is key to selecting an EAL.
Vickers Oil has confirmed that it has received approval from Rolls-Royce for the use of Biogear XP 68 in Rolls-Royce Marine AS Ulsteinvik Tunnel Thrusters.
The US EPA is bringing in a revised Vessel General Permit this month, mandating the use of environmentally acceptable lubricants for certain shipboard applications while in US waters; David Tinsley explains.
Vickers Oils has confirmed its range of bio lubricants meet the detailed ecological definitions and requirements laid out in the Vessel General Permit (VGP) published by the US Environmental Protection Agency, which comes into force on 19 December 2013.
UK lube oil supplier Vickers Oils says that it has recently supplied the 1,000th vessel to use its marine Bio-lubes. The Federal Kumano, was supplied with Vickers Hydrox Bio for use in the vessel’s stern tube.