Previous Issues

Solutions Issue 22: Our New Website Goes Live
Solutions Issue 21: Vickers Bio-Lubes: A Decade of Results
Solutions Issue 20: Vickers Oils announce the 1000th Vessel Supplied with Vickers Marine Bio-Lubes
Solutions Issue 19: Superior Performance of ECOSURE Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil
Solutions Issue 18: Longer service life and increased drain intervals with ECOSURE – A Case History
Solutions Issue 17: Vickers Oils – Proud to be Different
Solutions Issue 16: ECOSURE HSE 46, one of the Vickers Biodegradable hydraulic oil range, is being used in deck cranes by a Scandinavian ro/ro operator.
Solutions Issue 15: We are now entering the 7th. year since HYDROX BIO was introduced to the marine industry and, at the last count, some 700 vessels are using it as their sterntube oil.
Solutions Issue 14: Vickers will be exhibiting at the SMM Exhibition which is being held at the Hamburg Messe 23rd – 26th September. On our stand at HALL B1 OG: STAND 321 we will be showcasing our growing range of established, world beating Marine Bio-Lubes.
Solutions Issue 13: Most serious ship operators are keen to ensure that they are doing the best they can in terms of environmental protection. The environment has become an extremely high profile issue in the marine world and as acknowledged leaders in the field of Bio-Lubes.
Solutions Issue 12: Viking Line, the Finnish ferry operator have selected ECOSURE HSE 32 as the hydraulic oil for their new building, the VIKING XPRS, being constructed in Helsinki. ECOSURE will be used in the large hydraulic system used to control the ramps and associated ca
Solutions Issue 11: Ocean Village 2, the second vessel to enter service for Ocean Village Cruises, will use HYDROX BIO 68 for the lubrication of her sterntubes.
Solutions Issue 10: Following a successful launch at SMM, Vickers’new and innovative range of ECOSURE hydraulic fluids have attracted widespread interest from operators throughout the shipping industry.
Solutions Issue 9: Seattle based Holland America Lines (HAL), a member of the Carnival Group, are well established in the premium sector of the cruise industry.
Solutions Issue 8: Monaco based Martinoli Ship management SAM, a leading provider of services to the leisure sector of the marine industry, was founded in 1991.
Solutions Issue 7: In this edition of Solutions, we feature three specialised ships that have recently filled with Vickers’ HYDROX BIO sterntube lubricants.
Solutions Issue 6: Vickers’ biodegradable sterntube lubricant Hydrox Bio 68, recently received a further boost when it was selected by Carnival Cruise Lines for use in its cruise ship “Carnival Victory”.
Solutions Issue 5: In this issue we are pleased to report our presence at the SMM Exhibition which took place in Hamburg, Germany at the end of September.
Solutions Issue 4: As part of our continuing effort to offer our customers the highest quality products and service we are delighted to announce the introduction of a unique new service in conjunction with Lloyd’s Register.
Solutions Issue 3: This year marks the 175th anniversary of Benjamin Randall Vickers starting out in the oil business.
Solutions Issue 2: We are delighted to announce that the company’s unique new lubricant – HYDROX BIO 68 – has been awarded the Seatrade Award for Protection of the Marine and Atmospheric Environment.
Solutions Issue 1: Vickers Oils have developed a new and innovative sterntube oil. Hydrox Bio 68 is a biodegradable, low-toxicity sterntube lubricant.