Latest media releases

Shell Marine White Paper offers critical cylinder oil guidance to support customer preparedness for IMO 2020

Oct 18, 2019

Shell Marine has published a new White Paper that offers ship owners and operators the critical guidance they need on cylinder oils and engine care to transition successfully through the IMO global cap on fuel sulphur content from January 1, 2020.

Visit us at Marine Economy Expo (CMEE) in China, Shenzhen at booth 1D-T010

Oct 1, 2019

In 15 – 17 October 2019, Shell Marine will be participating inChina Marine Economy Expo (CMEE) in Shenzhen.

Join us at the Asian Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference in Singapore

Sep 30, 2019

On 15 October 2020, Shell Marine will be joining a panel discussion on innovative lubricants.

Visit Shell Marine at IMPA London 2019

Sep 6, 2019

In 10 -11 September, Shell Marine will greet you at stand 19 

Shell Marine Medium-Speed Engine Oil Brings Icon Line 58% Cost Savings

Jun 5, 2019

Shell Marine has provided clear evidence of the cost savings available when a customer chooses its medium-speed engine oil Shell Gadinia, after PT Indo Container Line (ICON Line) confirmed that reduced lubricant consumption led to longer oil-drain intervals and costs down by 58%.

Visit Shell Marine at Nor-Shipping 2019

May 29, 2019

We are participating in Nor-Shipping at Hall E, Stand E02-37

Shell partners with industry on successful fuel trials ahead of IMO 2020

May 13, 2019

IMO 2020 implementation day is approaching quickly and to help customers prepare, Shell is offering trials for its very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) in key ports.

IMO 2020 – counting down to implementation

May 3, 2019

Shell has been working with its customers to help them prepare for the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulations on January 1, 2020. Our teams have developed a range of products, from fuels to lubricants to technical services, and we have been trialling our very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) with our customers at key ports.

Shell Marine launches shell Alexia 40 lubricant ahead of IMO 2020 regulation changes

Apr 9, 2019

In support of customer preparedness for IMO 2020, Shell Marine is introducing Shell Alexia 40 – a new two-stroke engine cylinder oil specifically for use with engines running on 0.5% sulphur content Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO).

Shell Marine integrated solutions save costs for China ro-ro ships

Feb 18, 2019

Shell Marine’s recommendations on medium-speed engine oils selection have saved the equivalent of around $123,000 annually for its customer Hainan Strait Shipping Co. Ltd, one of China’s leading operators of ro-ro tonnage.

A broader perspective from Shell Marine’s new man at the top

Feb 8, 2019

New Global General Manager Joris van Brussel is taking Shell Marine’s customer-focused approach to marine lubricants development, delivery and technical services to another level 

New solvent deasphalter unit at Shell’s Pernis refinery increases production of more and cleaner fuels

Oct 8, 2018

Shell has safely commissioned a new solvent deasphalter (SDA) unit at its Pernis refinery, the first major investment at the site since 2011. The new unit enables Pernis to process a larger proportion of its oil intake into cleaner transport fuels, including marine gasoil compliant with IMO 2020.

Shell global marine fuels network launches fuel availability planned for key ports in 2020

Oct 3, 2018

Shell’s global marine fuels network rolled out the planned fuel availability for 2020 to customers at SIBCON in Singapore on 3 October 2018. This announcement supports ship owners and charterers as they prepare for the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s 0.50% global sulphur limit for marine fuels in 2020.

Working Together

Oct 1, 2018

From the energy we use to the food we eat, the clothes we wear and the things we use every day, we enjoy a lifestyle where we can find everything on the shelves of our local shop or through a simple swipe or click on our screens. 

Shell Marine Fuels at SIBCON 2018

Sep 25, 2018

Shell Marine Fuels is in full swing with preparations for the 20th Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) in Singapore from 2-5 October 2018.

Shell Marine discusses engine protection beyond 2020

Sep 3, 2018

Marine lubricant choices to address International Maritime Organization restrictions on the fuels used by ships from 2020 must be based on verifiable cylinder oil performance data and engine testing to cover all operating conditions, according to the new General Manager of Shell Marine, Joris Van Brussel.

Visit Shell Marine at SMM and IMPA 2018

Aug 23, 2018

This year’s Shell Marine stand at SMM will be drawing the crowds with a Formula One simulator. Why not see if you are the next Sebastian Vettel at this year’s leading maritime trade fair, SMM 2018.

Shell Global Marine Fuels Network conducts trials for new 0.50% sulphur marine fuel oil

Aug 23, 2018

Shell’s global marine fuels network has initiated testing for its new 0.50% very low sulphur marine fuel oil (VLSFO) in preparation for the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s 0.50% global sulphur limit for marine fuels in 2020.

Van Oord and Shell Marine sign five-year partnership

Jun 12, 2018

Global maritime contractor Van Oord has signed a five-year partnership agreement with Shell Marine covering the lubrication needs for its entire fleet of vessels. The all-inclusive agreement was acknowledged in a special ceremony, staged at the Van Oord headquarters in Rotterdam, where Jaap de Jong signed on behalf of Van Oord and Inbar van de Burg reciprocated on behalf of Shell Marine. The final deal evolved to reflect Shell Marine’s commitments to time-critical delivery of lubricants for use on Van Oord vessels worldwide, while minimising cost overheads and offering continuous logistics and technical support.

Shell Marine 40 launched for Tug and Fishing Markets

Jun 6, 2018

Shell Marine is launching Shell Marine 40, an engine oil for use in high-speed diesel engines in the fishing and tug boat segments, to support and help enhance the performance of engines on board some of the hardest working vessels at sea.

Shell Marine expands its distribution network in New Zealand, Indonesia, Spain and Chile

May 8, 2018

As part of its continuous review of its marine lubricants logistics offering, Shell Marine has expanded its distribution network into New Zealand, also adding three new key locations to its delivery options – in Indonesia, Spain and Chile.

Shell Marine prepares for more cylinder oil uncertainties

May 8, 2018

The technical, commercial and regulatory variables in play when considering a ship owner’s optimum cylinder oil supply solution continue to rise. Shell Marine Global Technical Manager, Dr Sara Lawrence, offers a perspective for 2018.

Shell Marine Secures Big Ship Commitment from Cosco Shipping

Dec 7, 2017

Shell Marine has recently been awarded China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company’s (COSCO SHIPPING) largest marine lubricants order in 2017.  This order will include the full range of marine lubricants and technical services for 7out of COSCO SHIPPING’S 10 new generation Ultra Large Container Carriers (ULCCs) with capacities of approximately 20,000 TEUs each, ordered in 2015 and due to be in service from 2018-2019.  Shell Marine has supplied marine lubricants and services to over 140 COSCO SHIPPING vessels since 2004.

Shell Marine Launches New Cylinder Oil for Optimised Engine Performance

Nov 6, 2017

Shell Marine has officially launched Shell Alexia 140, a two-stroke engine cylinder oil whose exceptionally high base number aims to deliver the ultimate protection for the most modern efficient engines against cold corrosion issues and the means of optimising oil feed rates when fuel grades change.

Shell provides OOCL its integrated lubrication solutions for the world’s largest container ship

Jul 20, 2017

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies, has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine solutions, which include lubricants and services for OOCL Hong Kong.

Shell launches next generation trunk piston engine oils

Jun 6, 2017

New oils help ship owners’ meet cost and performance challenges.

Shell provides smarter solutions to simplify ship owners’ operations and help reduce costs

May 10, 2017

Shell Marine is introducing its Marine Integrated Lubrication and Expert Solutions (MILES) programme, its new and unique approach in lubricants management.  This new initiative includes combining purchasing options, services and an extensive range of lubricant products in a multi-faceted strategy addressing its customers’ most pressing operational concerns. 

Shell to continue sharing latest technologies to future Philippine Mariners

May 16, 2017

Shell Marine has renewed its technical partnership for a further four years with the University of Cebu - Maritime Education and Training Center (UC METC). 

Previous Media Releases

News And Media 2018

Shell Marine News Media and Highlights 2018.

News And Media 2017

Shell Marine News Media and Highlights 2017.

News And Media 2016

Shell Marine News Media and Highlights 2016

News And Media 2015

Shell Marine News Media and Highlights 2015

News And Media 2014

Shell Marine News Media and Highlights 2014

News And Media 2013

Shell Marine News Media and Highlights 2013

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Shell International Media Relations:     
Contact Number: +44 (0) 20 7934 5550

Shell Marine External Relations:
Sonia Meyer: Sonia.Meyer@shell.com

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