WHY NEDLLOYD TURNED TO SYNTHETIC LUBES

The newest and largest ships of Nedlloyd Fleet Services use heavy fuel oil in their main diesel propulsion engines and employ centrifugal separators to clean the oil. This article tells how these separators tended to experience high maintenance costs and gearbox failures until Nedlloyd began to use a synthetic gear lubricant that solved the problems.

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  • Accession Number: 00660928
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM