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  • Preliminary field experiences on the effects of LSFO and VLSFO on cylinder condition

    Preliminary field experiences on the effects of LSFO and VLSFO on cylinder condition

    It is now more than two months since the 0.5% sulphur cap entered into force, which have affected the operation of more than 70,000 vessels. As anticipated, some vessels operating on LSFO or VLSFO have already observed a number of issues with the changeover. There are cases of high wear rates, severe scuffing, heavy deposits and piston rings sticking leading to heavy blow-by/ring breakage – some of the issues occurring just a few days after changing over.

  • COVID-19 and its effects

    COVID-19 and its effects

    The corona virus has recently been declared a pandemic, by WHO*, this naturally means our company in Denmark, as well as our offices in China and Singapore can be greatly affected by the virus.

    We are currently taking all necessary precautions in order prevent an outbreak on all our premises and we have no confirmed cases of colleagues affected by the COVID-19 virus.

  • Impact of COVID-19

    Impact of COVID-19

    The corona-virus has recently been declared a pandemic by WHO*. This of course means that our offices in Denmark as well as in China and Singapore are affected by the virus.

    We have taken all precautions to prevent infection among our colleagues and we have at present no cases of colleagues being affected by the corona-virus.

  • Hans Jensen Lubricators China - New Sales Manager in Office

    Hans Jensen Lubricators China - New Sales Manager in Office

    It is with pleasure that we introduce our new Sales Manager, Mr. Vince Minmin He.

    Mr. Vince Minmin He joined us on December 1st 2019 and is responsible for our future Sales activities in China. Mr. Vince Minmin He holds an engineering degree in Ship Design. Prior to joining Hans Jensen Lubricators, he worked as a Sales Manager supplying marine products to the maritime industry.

  • Successful seminar at the Athens Mariott Hotel in Greece

    Successful seminar at the Athens Mariott Hotel in Greece

    Yesterday, we had the pleasure of accompanying shipowners and technical managers to our seminar at the Athens Mariott Hotel.

    Present at the seminar, were our Greek agents ELKCO Marine Group, Mr. Rathesan Ravendran from Aalborg University Materials and Production department and our CCO Mr. Stefan Sletting Nielsen.

    The topic of the seminar was the 2020 Sulphur Cap, with subjects as:

  • Hans Jensen Lubricators and NYK BULKSHIP enters agreement after successful test of HJ Lubtronic 2.0 SIP

    Hans Jensen Lubricators and NYK BULKSHIP enters agreement after successful test of HJ Lubtronic 2.0 SIP

    After successfully testing Hans Jensen Lubricators’ lubrication system “HJ Lubtronic 2.0 SIP” on a 7-cylinder UEC engine, NYK BULKSHIP (ATLANTIC) NV have decided to install HJ Lubtronic 2.0 SIP on the remaining vessels in the fleet, of similar engine type.

  • 11 vessels retrofitted by Hans Jensen Lubricators in order to meet 2020-lubrication challenges

    Press release    
    Hans Jensen Lubricators A/S      
    Hadsund, Denmark, the 08/10-2019

    11 vessels retrofitted by Hans Jensen Lubricators in order to meet 2020-lubrication challenges

    Hans Jensen Lubricators, the designers of the most flexible, reliable and cost-effective cylinder lubrication technology and ELCKO Marine as agents, has signed a contract to supply and install HJ Mechtronic + HJ SIP on 11 vessels under management of Sea Traders S.A in Greece.

  • Operating on low-sulphur fuel - by Rathesan Ravendran (Ph.D)

    Cylinder lubrication challenges when operating on low-sulphur fuel on two-stroke marine diesel engines

    Changing the fuel, from heavy fuel oil to greener low-sulphur alternatives, is a necessary approach to fulfil the emission regulations in 2020. However, the changeover has shown to cause bore polishing and scuffing problems. In this review, Rathesan Ravendran (Ph.D., Postdoctoral researcher) from Aalborg University highlights the importance of cylinder oil distribution.

  • Wind in our sails - Fameline Offshore Sailing Regatta

    Fameline Offshore Sailing Regatta

    The Fameline Offshore Sailing Regatta was held with high spirit in Cyprus.

    Participating was our CCO, Stefan Sletting Nielsen and our Sales Manager, Alf Kjær Andersen, together with select customers from Cyprus.

    A total of 26 crews participated in the event for an exciting day at sea. Thank you to FAMELINE HOLDING GROUP for hosting the event and bringing together interested parties.

  • Hans Jensen Lubricators participating in Fameline Offshore Sailing Regatta

    Fameline Offshore Sailing Regatta

    The 29th of September Hans Jensen Lubricators will, for the first time, be participating in the Fameline Offshore Sailing Regatta in Cyprus. 

    The event aims to bring together suppliers, customers and is hosted by Fameline Holding Group - the parent company behind our Cypriot agents, MIE Group. 

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