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  • EEXI challenges cylinder condition

    EEXI challenges cylinder condition

  • SERVICE LETTER: HJ X-Tronic software

    SERVICE LETTER: HJ X-Tronic software

  • NEWS: HJL joins G&O Maritime Group

    NEWS: HJL joins G&O Maritime Group

  • Greater flexibility in cylinder lubrication

    Greater flexibility in cylinder lubrication

  • SERVICE LETTER: Changing to HJ Non-return valves

    SERVICE LETTER: Changing to HJ Non-return valves

  • NEWS: Successful business 2020

    NEWS: Successful business 2020

Featured client case studies

CLIENT CASE STUDY: AET

Reducing feed rate by 32%

The marine vessel Eagle Varna was experiencing a high feed rate of the cylinder lube oil. Hans Jensen installed HJ SIP valves on MAN Alpha, which resulted in a significant reduction in cylinder lube oil consumption.

Engine: 7S80MC-C

CLIENT CASE STUDY: HAFNIA

Tripling liner life time

Hafnia, a member of BW Group, upgraded the engine’s cylinder lubrication system onboard their Medium Range Product Tanker, BW Egret, in January 2020. Liners previously had a wear rate that exceeded the maximum allowable limit.

Engine: 6S50ME-B

CLIENT CASE STUDY: COSTAMARE INC.

Face-off between HJL and standard lubrication system

A joint test with MAN Diesel & Turbo (MDT) and Hans Jensen Lubricators determined the effectiveness of HJ Lubtronic SIP over standard lubrication on a new, super-long stroke, electronically controlled engine which was prone to high rates of cylinder wear, cold corrosion and high feed rate.

Engine: 9S90ME-C

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Latest articles

  • EEXI challenges cylinder condition

    There is a clear connection between low load operations and an increased risk of deteriorated cylinder condition. Our engineers see a hidden risk inside the engine. Read more

  • Greater flexibility in cylinder lubrication

    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.

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Latest service letters

  • SERVICE LETTER: HJ X-Tronic software

    The main purpose of this update is to improve the support of your Hans Jensen lubrication system by introducing a log and to boost the user experience using graphs. Additionally, we have added flexible scheduling of the ACS feature and renewed passwords for improved login security.

  • SERVICE LETTER: Changing to HJ Non-return valves

    This Service Letter describes the benefits of the HJ non-return injection valves compared to standard non-return injection valve. With HJ non-return injection valves optimum design and quality is ensured.