Minimize the impact of low-sulphur fuel’s fluctuating properties

Today’s new fuels keep you compliant with the global sulphur cap, but their behaviour in your fuel line is anything but certain. Whatever the specifications say, the actual properties of low-sulphur fuels can vary dramatically from bunker to bunker. To secure your engine’s uptime, your fuel line must be prepared for the challenging fluctuations in viscosity, density, temperature and cat fines. Read about the issues to the right or explore below for Alfa Laval service solutions that maximize your engine’s protection.

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Fuel line equipment upgrades

As regulations and fuels change, your fuel line equipment needs to keep in step. Alfa Laval experts can help you upgrade individual fuel line components – or your entire fuel line process according to our Alfa Laval Adaptive Fuel Line concept.

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Genuine spare parts for separators

Your high-speed separators remain your best line of defence against cat fines and other fuel hazards. Readily available and always reliable, genuine spare parts from Alfa Laval are perfectly matched to protect your separators’ uptime and reliability.

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Marine service network

Wherever you sail, Alfa Laval service experts are available to support and assist you – in fuel line matters and beyond. You’ll find our service centres and field service engineers worldwide, and you can reach our international marine service team 24/7.

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Performance Audit Marine

Optimizing the performance of high-speed separators and other fuel line equipment is essential to peace of mind and cost efficiency in a changing fuel environment. Our experts inspect your equipment and work with your crew to ensure maximum reliability, safety and uptime.

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In meeting regulations and working safely and efficiently with new fuels, knowledge is just as important as equipment. Alfa Laval offers both standardized open courses and customized trainings, including the highly appreciated Fuel Management Course.

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Meet the experts

Björn Pompe, Service Application Manager, Marine Separation & Heat Transfer Equipment, discusses the importance of service, training, maintenance and genuine spare parts for the long-term performance of your fuel line equipment.

Contact us to discuss

We’re always ready to talk about your needs, whether it comes to specific Alfa Laval fuel line solutions or wider strategies for meeting the fuel challenges of 2020 and beyond. Let us know what’s on your mind and we’ll get in touch.

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