One of our international technical support services is Shell LubeMonitor. It helps you to understand and monitor the condition of your engine and is particularly useful for the latest engine designs that suffer from cold-corrosion issues. It can also be used to help understand the root causes of high wear problems and to maintain the right balance between cost and reliability.
Shell LubeMonitor includes a feed-rate optimisation and wearmonitoring service that can help you to implement a strategy to deliver the lowest overall cost of operation. The service, which has recently been revamped with the new Marine Connect software for enhancing data management and reporting, is now simpler, faster and better.*
Shell LubeMonitor reports show all the results from an engine in one graph. Shell LubeMonitor reports also compare onboard data with RLA data to indicate whether the onboard tools require calibration. The comments in the Shell LubeMonitor report focus on finding the correct balance between the lowest possible feed rate and the lowest possible wear rate in line with equipment manufacturers’ recommendations.
The Shell LubeMonitor service uses sophisticated software to enable full data integration. This ensures that all data points can be collected from engine system and oil analysis sources, and that they can be easily and securely transferred between customers’ vessels and Shell. Engineering experts can then quickly build a complete overview of data to provide you with the latest updates on your engine’s running condition. They will also provide expert feedback and recommendations in their report.
*Compared with the previous version of the Shell LubeMonitor service