Nikeel Idnani, Honorary Secretary of IMarEST UAE branch, stressed the significance of equipment reliability for ships navigating safely through restricted waters.
In a presentation on “Taro Ultra Advanced 40 - MAN ES Category II Cylinder Oil First 6 months' experience,” Georgia Chaloulou, Technical Field Specialist at Chevron Marine Lubricants, presented the field test results on the MAN B&W 7G80ME C9.2 TII engine, showcasing enhanced piston and piston ring pack cleanliness, lower ash content, and optimum feed rates achieved with the support of Taro Ultra Advanced 40, Chevron's latest addition to its range of high-performance cylinder oils.
Matthew Lynch, Senior Manager of Global Lubricants Products and Technology at Chevron, also shared recent field-testing findings that demonstrated compatibility of Chevron Marine Lubricants products with some biofuels.
Sandeep Padhi, Business Development Manager at Wartsila Marine Power, gave a presentation entitled “Engine Development in the area of New Fuels.” He explained the variety of sustainable fuels that will be used in the coming decade to achieve IMO 2030 and 2050 targets, emphasising the importance of fuel flexibility in mitigating compliance and business risks associated with sustainable fuels.
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