April 23rd, 2018
Indian company M. Pallonji has ordered 2 Tekomar CYLUBE mechanical lubricator upgrades and Korean based CIDO ordered 7 further Tekomar CYLUBE after successfully piloting with one vessel few months back. The delivery will be during coming months and installation as usual in normal service without off hire. Both companies will benefit from substantial cylinder lube oil savings due to the upgrade.
February 20th, 2018
Odjell Management AS successfully tested the first installation of Tekomar CYLUBE S3 on one of their 6RTA58T engines with CLU3 lubricating system over the last months. The Bergen, Norway based company decided to roll out the upgrade to the remaining 7 sister vessels to benefit from reduced feed rate and easier handling of lubrication settings achieving results which were not possible with the original lubricating system.
December 17th, 2017
Dutch based Stolt Tankers will implement Tekomar CYLUBE on three of their tankers. The target is to reduce cylinder lube oil cost and reliable operation. Both are key features of ABB Tekomar's CYLUBE solution to upgrade mechanical lubricators into state of the art modern cylinder lubrication systems. The three vessels will be upgraded in coming months without service interruption.
July 6th, 2017
Tekomar CYLUBE, an upgrade for mechanical lubricators of MAN MC(-C), Mitsubishi UEC and Sulzer SIP lubricating systems, has been installed on 36 engines, with another 19 on the order book. We have accumulated more than 320,000 rhrs since 2013, and they show very reliable operation with excellent results in both cylinder lube oil consumption and cylinder condition.
March 13th, 2017
Tekomar has successfully installed the first two Tekomar CYLUBE mechanical cylinder lubricator upgrades for Odfjell, a leading company in the global chemical tanker industry. The two upgrades help to reduce the cylinder lube oil feed rate on a 6UEC52LS and a 6RTA58T-B. Both installations are the first of a series.
September 20th, 2016
Korean based Hyundai Ocean Service (HOS) has upgraded the SIP cylinder lubrication system on their Wärtsilä 8RTA96C main engine with Tekomar CYLUBE. The load dependent lubrication system lets HOS achieve significant lube oil savings.
February 26th, 2016
Polaris Shipping has decided to order four more Tekomar CYLUBE M after successful first installation on a 9UEC75LSII.
November 19th, 2015
Tekomar has further developed its Tekomar CYLUBE with additional features such as lubrication feed rate not only depending on engine load but also on cylinder lube oil BN and fuel oil sulphur content. Tekomar CYLUBE upgrades the mechanical lubricators of MAN MC and Mitsubishi UEC engines to the same level as any modern cylinder lubrication system. Fully complying with engine designers guidelines.
June 28th, 2014
Tekomar delivers the fiftieth Tekomar CYLUBE S (Cylinder Lubricator Unit for Sulzer engines) upgrade. Many of the orders are repeats – which demonstrate the benefits achieved with previous installation. The first installation was done back in February 2012.
52 installations approaching an accumulated 200’000 running hours are proving the reliability of the Tekomar CYLUBE system. The installations in service are on all bore sizes from RTA84C down to RTA52.
June 11th, 2014
The Tekomar CYLUBE obtained principal approval from DNV-GL. This is the formal confirmation of this upgrade solution for achieving cylinder lubrication oil savings without compromising on reliability.