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IMO 2020 Whitepaper - How to limit engine wear issues arising from the use of VLSFO

IMO 2020 Whitepaper: How to limit engine wear issues arising from the use of VLSFO

Many shipowners have switched to VLSFOs to comply with IMO2020. With limited sulphur content present in the new fuel, on-board crew and engineers must be prepared to manage the cylinder lubrication well to minimize engine wear issues.

Our new whitepaper discusses possible engine wear problems that include (but are not limited to) cold corrosion, serious scuffing, high wear rates, thick deposits forming and in the worst-case scenario, sticky piston rings leading to ring breakage and blow-by.

Download it now by filling in the form on this page.

For more information on our Test and Treat programme, please check out this page: https://www.wilhelmsen.com/imo2020/

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