MAN, Wartsila approve LUKOIL NAVIGO MCL Ultra

(MOSCOW) — NAVIGO MCL Ultra was developed by LUKOIL Marine specifically for vessels operating in Emission Control Areas (ECA). In order to comply with emission regulations, ships in ECAs run on ultra-low sulfur fuel.

The new lubricant has been used by various customers since January 2015 and after completion of OEM trials and excellent results NAVIGO MCL Ultra has been approved by MAN and Wartsila. Valeriy Naumenko, senior superintendent at E.R. Schiffahrt, said, “The tests have shown that NAVIGO MCL Ultra maintains the engine in very good condition with excellent results regarding the cleanliness of the piston ring grooves and the back of the piston rings."

NAVIGO MCL Ultra has been available globally since December 2014 and complements LUKOIL Marine’s comprehensive lubricant portfolio, which enables the marine lubricant specialist to provide customers with lubricant solutions for their specific requirements.

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By Professional Mariner Staff