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ExxonMobil compliant with ISO 8217:2017
All ExxonMobil’s marine fuels now meet the latest ISO 8217:2017 specifications to help vessel operators and onboard engineers remain compliant. 27 Nov 2017
Next generation lubricant oil analysis tool
ExxonMobil has launched what it calls a next generation oil analysis tool designed help generate cost savings and offer operators peace of mind. 15 Nov 2017
ExxonMobil LNG collaboration
ExxonMobil, Eagle LNG Partners LLC (Eagle LNG Partners) and Crowley have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of LNG as a marine fuel. 29 Jun 2017
Critical engine issues being missed, study finds
Data analysis of more than 400,000 oil samples from ExxonMobil’s MobilGard Cylinder Condition Monitoring (CCM) programme has suggested that opportunities to manage damaging engine issues are being missed. 08 Jun 2017
ExxonMobil fires up new test engine
ExxonMobil’s new crosshead slow speed test engine has completed its first firing. 13 Oct 2016
Report on the future of cylinder oil lubrication
ExxonMobil has developed a report to examine the future of cylinder oil lubrication, in collaboration with the marine consultancy Fathom Maritime Intelligence. 09 Sep 2016
ExxonMobil expands Hong Kong mass flow metering
ExxonMobil has introduced its second independently accredited mass flow metering system (MFMS) in Hong Kong onboard the bunker vessel, ‘Anelly’. 16 Aug 2016
Marine gear oil designed for thrusters operating in extreme conditions
ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants has introduced Mobilgear SHC MT 68, which the company says is a fully synthetic extreme pressure (EP) marine gear oil formulated to optimise the performance of equipment operating under extreme conditions. 29 Apr 2011
Oil company and shipowners mark 50 years
ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants and shipowning partnership the Greek Group have celebrated a 50-year business partnership, representing the oil company’s longest supply agreement with a marine customer organisation. 20 Sep 2011
Overhaul interval extended beyond 42,500h
ExxonMobil reports that its lubricant experts have been working together with engineers from Athens-based Danaos Shipping to extended a piston overhaul interval from 16,000 hours to 42,575 hours. 17 Feb 2012
Variable-sulphur oil from ExxonMobil
ExxonMobil Marine has launched Mobilgard 560 VS, described as an advanced variable-sulphur cylinder oil formulated to deliver outstanding performance and engine wear protection for low-speed diesel engines. 05 Jul 2012
Cylinder oil delivered in China by barge
ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants says it has completed the first bulk delivery of Mobilgard 570 cylinder oil, using a double-hulled barge, in the Port of Shanghai, said to be the world’s busiest port. 23 Jul 2012
ExxonMobil launches cylinder oil to address cold corrosion
ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants has launched its own 100BN cylinder oil, Mobilgard 5100, which the company says id designed to mitigate the effects of cold corrosion in new design two-stroke marine engines operating on HFO. 14 Nov 2013
US calls time on low-level pollution, mandates enviro-lubricants
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. 16 Dec 2013
Fuel supplier issues guidelines for operators
ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants has released what it refers to as ‘top-tips’ to help vessel owners and operators achieve good value when purchasing marine bunkers. 17 Feb 2014
ExxonMobil expands offering
ExxonMobil Marine Fuels and Lubricants is doubling its fleet of chartered bunker tankers that feature Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)-approved mass flow metering systems – a result of demand from Singapore marine operators. 01 May 2014
‘Round Table’ looks at cold corrosion
The subject of cold corrosion came under the spotlight at a round table discussion hosted by ExxonMobil and 'The Motorship' in Hamburg on 20 May. 21 May 2014
ExxonMobil responds to ECA fuel challenge
ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants has announced the introduction of a marine fuel designed to help marine operators comply with the 0.10% ECA sulphur limit set which will apply in ECAs from 1 Jan. 2015. 09 Jul 2014
Operators, engine designers and oil suppliers join to examine cold corrosion
ExxonMobil and The Motorship recently hosted a round table discussion on cold corrosion in Hamburg, prior to the 36th Propulsion & Emissions Conference. 28 Aug 2014
Engine designer gives OK to BN100 cylinder oil
ExxonMobil says that its Mobilgard 5100 BN100 cylinder lubricant has received an interim No Objection Letter (NOL) from Wärtsilä for use in engines in the RTA, RT-Flex and X-series engines running on HFO. 05 Sep 2014
Oil for low sulphur fuels from ExxonMobil
ExxonMobil has joined at least two other major oil suppliers in launching, at SMM in Hamburg this week, a cylinder oil intended for use in two-stroke engines operating on fuels with very low sulphur levels. 10 Sep 2014
Low sulphur fuels, ECAs and cylinder lubrication
The controversial question of which base number cylinder lubricant should be used in large two stroke engines is being turned on its head once again as oil suppliers and engine designers come to terms with the effects of using fuels of very low sulphur content. 19 Sep 2014
ExxonMobil hydraulic lubricants approved
ExxonMobil Marine Fuels and Lubricants’ Mobil SHC Aware H series of hydraulic fluids are now approved by Parker Hannifin Denison as HF1, HF2 and HF6 hydraulic oils. 06 Oct 2014
Lubes for EPA Tier 4 four-strokes
ExxonMobil has introduced a new zinc-free lubricant intended for use with the latest medium speed and high speed marine engines, including those that comply with the US EPA Tier 4 emissions requirements. 05 Dec 2014
ExxonMobil expands range of ECA fuels
ExxonMobil has launched ExxonMobil Premium Advanced Fuel Marine ECA 200 (AFME 200), expanding its range of specialist fuels for use within Emission Control Areas (ECA). 13 Mar 2015
Costamare triples piston overhaul interval
Athens-based Costamare Shipping, with the help of ExxonMobil, has extended Cosco Yantian’s piston ring replacement period to more than 55,000 hours – a move that will help reduce costs and optimise vessel performance. 11 Sep 2015