Chevron Marine Lubricants, a lubrication solutions provider for alternatively fuelled vessels and one of the largest suppliers of marine lubricants in the world, today has released the first in a series of new white papers focusing on innovations and developments impacting the fast-changing shipping industry. Methanol and Marine Lubricants in a Lower Sulphur, Lower Emissions Future explores the use of methanol bunkers, and how Chevron's Taro® Special cylinder lubricants and DOT.FAST® service play a critical role in the successful operation of M/T Mari Jone and M/T Mari Boyle, two of the world’s first ocean-going methanol dual-fuel ships. The white paper has been produced in consultation with:
- Vancouver, Canada-based Methanex Corporation, whose Waterfront Shipping subsidiary are co-owners and charterers of the vessels.
- Private ship manager and investment group Marinvest Shipping AB, who are also co-owners of the vessels.
- MAN Diesel & Turbo who produced the ME-LGI methanol dual-fuel two stroke engines for M/T Mari Jone and M/T Mari Boyle.