Double-hulled lube barge starts Shanghai ops

Shanghai: Owners calling China’s largest port can now take on lubes from the first double-hulled marine lubes-delivery barge to operate in Shanghai.

ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants completed the first bulk delivery of Mobilgard™ 570 cylinder oil in the Port of Shanghai recently.

The bulk delivery of Mobilgard 570 was made by Hai Gong You 30, the first double-hulled marine lubricants-delivery barge to operate in Shanghai. Built and owned by China Marine Bunker PetroChina (Chimbusco), the IMO-compliant barge is 278 dwt. It is equipped with state-of-the-art flow meter technology and a 1.5 metric tonne crane to ensure accurate and efficient deliveries. The barge is on charter to ExxonMobil for two years.  [24/07/12]

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