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  • Hans Jensen Lubricators joins G&O Maritime Group

    Hans Jensen Lubricators has today joined G&O Maritime Group in a transaction where we – the former owners of HJL – enter the owner group behind G&O Maritime Group. We have made this decision to strengthen both HJL’s and G&O Maritime Group’s growth and development in the coming years as the green transition in shipping gives rise to opportunities that we will pursue.

  • Hafnia (BW Group) extends liner life time by using Hans Jensen Lubricators technology

    Hafnia, member of BW Group, upgraded the engine’s cylinder lubrication system onboard their Medium Range Product Tanker, “BW Egret” (6S50ME-B) in January of 2020. The new upgraded system is the HJ Lubtronic 2.0 SIP from Hans Jensen Lubricators (HJL). The lubrication system was upgraded, as the liners had a wear rate that exceeded the maximum allowable wear prior to the installation. 

  • Greater Flexibility in Cylinder Lubrication Delivery Required for Two-Stroke Engines

    Greater Flexibility in Cylinder Lubrication Delivery Required for Two-Stroke Engines

    The shipping industry’s ambitions for reducing CO2 emission are likely to follow several technological pathways, so a more flexible and modular lubrication system is now available, says Dr Rathesan Ravendran, Technology and Innovation Specialist at Hans Jensen Lubricators.

  • New System Heralds Step Change In Cylinder Lubrication

    New System Heralds Step Change In Cylinder Lubrication

    The Motorship Magazine has publish an article on our new product, HJ Smartlube 4.0. The article can be read in the may issue of the magazien or on their webpage. Below is a short excerpt of the article. 

  • Hans Jensen is Essential Services: Singapore COVID-19 Lockdown

    Hans Jensen is Essential Services: Singapore COVID-19 Lockdown

    Dispite the global pandemic, and the lock down of Singapore, Hans Jensen Lubricators Singapore Pte. Ltd. has been approved as a provider of Essential Services. 

    The approval means we are exempted from the current suspension of business activity in Singapore. 

    While we are exempted, we are taking all necessary safety measures to protect our colleagues while we still continue to service our customers from our office in Singapore. 

  • Hans Jensen Product Launch - HJ Smartlube 4.0

    Hans Jensen Product Launch - HJ Smartlube 4.0

    On thursday the 23rd of april, we arranged a live webinar presentation of our brand new product - HJ Smartlube 4.0

    The webinar was held twice on the same day, to accomodate the time differences of the eastern and western hemispheres.

    During the webinar we presenting the new possibilities of our new product HJ Smartlube 4.0 

  • Main Engine Performance

    Main Engine Performance

    There are many conditions that affect the main engine performance. This news item explains internal and external conditions which have influence on engine performance and consequently on cylinder condition.

    Challenge: It is often not clear how various internal and external conditions affect the main engine performance. This may lead to frustration among the engine room crew, as issues are not handled properly.

  • 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.

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