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Shamrock provides highly demanded alcohols and other raw materials to produce disinfectants and hand sanitizer

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, some countries are either on partial or full lock-down, forcing most companies to organize their work remotely; while some, unfortunately, are faced with …

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COVID-19: News & Impact on Base Oils Shipments

Dear Business Partner, As you surely know by now, in the past weeks we have seen an increase in the Coronavirus cases in China and the rest of the world. According …

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IMO 2020 Expected To Increase The Base Oil Freight Costs

Effective from 1st of January 2020, the new International Maritime Organization Low Sulphur Regulation (IMO 2020) is expected to have an impact not only on the African lubricants market but …

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Shamrock successfully passes first ISO 9001:2015 audit

Shamrock successfully passes first ISO 9001:2015 audit

This month, Shamrock successfully passed the first audit for ISO 9001:2015, which we transitioned to last year. The certification was again awarded to us by global ISO-certification body, NQA. ISO …

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Shamrock climbs up in ICIS Top Chemical Distributors ranking

We’re excited to announce that we have once again appeared on the ICIS Top Chemical Distributors list, climbing in each category since 2018. Shamrock ranked 20th in Africa and the …

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South Africa’s Lubricants Market Bounces Back

Business confidence and optimism is on the rise after recent political and economic challenges in Africa’s largest lubricants market. South Africa, which boasts up to 400,000 MT a year, is …

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Increase your business potential with your supply chain

Last week, Shamrock spoke at the ACI European Base Oils & Lubricants Interactive Summit in Italy. Shamrock was invited as a speaker to offer our opinion on how industry players …

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Base oils and lubricants industry continues to be plagued by oversupply

Last week, Shamrock attended the ICIS 15th Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference in Dubai. The Conference, “Supporting market transformation and commercial development in the Middle East, on a …

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Petrochemical industry: finding the right partner to navigate change

Céline Boutier, Managing Director of Shamrock Shipping & Trading, explains the need for shippers to find the best supply chain partner and create a robust strategy for the future.   …

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Shamrock voted Supplier of the Year!

We are very excited and honoured to have received the best Base Oil & Additives 2018 Supplier Award from one of our long-term customers in South Africa, a key player …

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Trade finance and the blockchain movement

Trade finance issues have always existed for small and medium-sized companies. This was, for many years, one of the main obstacles they had to face when expanding their trading on …

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The Shamrock experience with GDPR so far

It’s been nearly three months since the implementation date for GDPR compliance and news about companies facing huge fines for non-compliance are already spreading around the world. It seems that …

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Why extreme price gaps need to go

Shamrock features in the latest edition of ITM Magazine. The article is by Céline Boutier, Director at Shamrock.   Supply chains are complex and sensitive. They are dependent on ever-changing …

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Top Trends in the Asian Base Oils & Lubricants market

Last week, Shamrock attended the 12th ICIS Asian Base Oils & Lubricants Conference held in Singapore. The Conference, “Assessing the impact of increased globalization and diversity on the Asian base …

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10 Questions for Lubricants Professionals: Céline Boutier

Shamrock features in the latest edition of Lubezine Magazine, a leading publication in the African lubricants market. The article is an interview with Céline Boutier, Director at Shamrock.   Shamrock has …

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Brazil Base Oil & Lubricant Market Insights

Last week, Shamrock attended the 8th Meet the Market South America International Conference and Trade Show, produced and delivered by LUBES EM FOCO in collaboration with ICIS in Rio De …

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Celebrating sports and diversity

Football is arguably the most popular mass spectator sport in the world and the FIFA World Cup the single most important football tournament. Despite where it’s held, it brings together …

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Shamrock transitions to ISO 9001:2015 international quality standards for base oils

This month, Shamrock successfully transitioned to ISO 9001:2015 certification applicable to trading, transportation activities in base oils, lubricants and petrochemical products. The certification was awarded to us by global ISO-certification body, …

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Shamrock welcomes new management. Focus remains on customer satisfaction

Shamrock is pleased to announce that Bruno Silva has been appointed Managing Director of the company, effective immediately. Shamrock has, since its inception, aimed to become the partner of choice …

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Russian/CIS base oil & lubricant market insights

Recently, Shamrock attended the CIS Base Oils and Lubricants Conference, hosted in Moscow, Russia. Andrey Savin, Trader at Shamrock, was also invited to participate in a panel discussion as a …

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Expanding young minds with internship program.

Shamrock is delighted to welcome a new member this week: Sotiris Kyriakou Sotiris, through a special internship program organised by the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and the Cyprus University of Technology …

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Shamrock Strategy Team Meeting

On the 9th of March 2018 the Shamrock group team gathered together for a Strategy Team Meeting to discuss the vision and the strategy, as well as participate in some …

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Base Oils & Lubricants Market Outlook 2018

Last week Shamrock exhibited at the ICIS 22nd World Base Oils and Lubricants Conference as an official sponsor. Held in London, the Conference is considered as one of the key events …

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Base Oils & Lubricants Supply & Demand Outlook: the Americas

Last week the Shamrock team attended the ICIS 13th Pan-American Base Oils and Lubricants Conference. Held in Jersey City, the Conference focuses on the Americas, uniting suppliers and clients within this …

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Insights from the ICIS 14th Middle Eastern Base Oils and Lubricants Conference

Earlier this month, Shamrock attended the ICIS 14th Middle Eastern Base Oils and Lubricants Conference, held in Dubai. Shamrock has consistently supported these events. We use them to not only meet …

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Keeping on-trend with trade finance

Last week, Shamrock was in Geneva during the commodity week. It was a unique opportunity to meet with our financing partners and interact with all the commodity trading industry players …

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Can flexitanks overcome Africa’s supply chain challenges?

Shamrock features in the latest edition of Lubezine Magazine, a leading publication in the African lubricants market. The article is written by Céline Boutier, Managing Director at Shamrock. The African …

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Shamrock takes #22 spot in ICIS Top Chemical Distributors list for Africa

Shamrock is pleased to have been ranked as the 22nd biggest chemical distributor in Africa, moving up two places from 24 in 2016. The results are part of the 2017 edition …

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Shamrock supports local African school community

As a global company, Shamrock places immense importance on its responsibilities to its stakeholders and the local community. We strive to always improve our own impact on the community and, …

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“Difficulties mastered are opportunities won”: the African lubricants market

Shamrock features in the latest edition of Lubezine Magazine, a leading publication in the African lubricants market. Accounting for approximately 8-9% of the global finished lubricant demand, Africa is a region …

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Insights from the 21st World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference: Part 2

Last month’s ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference was filled with latest news and insights from the industry. Have a read of our previous article here. At Shamrock, we value …

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Insights from the 21st World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference: Part 1

This year’s flagship ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference held in London, UK, brought together over 500 base oil producers, distributors and end users from all over the world. …

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Shamrock committed to Cyprus business community

On 2 December, Shamrock will be attending the 23rd Annual General Meeting of the Cyprus International Business Association (CIBA). The event is an important one in CIBA’s and its members calendar …

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Insights from the 5th ICIS African Base Oils & Lubricants Conference

Earlier this month the Shamrock team attended the 5th ICIS African Base Oils & Lubricants Conference held in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The African market is key for us and we …

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Shamrock celebrates its 10-year anniversary

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of Shamrock, the ‘one stop shop’ service for customers in the lubricants industry. Since our inception, we have been working hard to improve and advance …

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Sergey Galin, CEO & founder of Shamrock Shipping & Trading Ltd in The CEO Magazine

For more information and to read the interview of Sergey Galin, CEO & founder of Shamrock Shipping & Trading Ltd, in The CEO Magazine, please click on the image below …

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Flexitanks: Logistic challenges turned into competitive advantages

Shamrock, expert in products deliveries by flexitank, shares some industry data and thoughts on Lubezine, a quarterly magazine which provides information and knowledge to players in the lubricants industry ranging …

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Shamrock is ranked by ICIS in its annual ‘Top 100 Chemical Distributors’ list for 2013

Shamrock Shipping and Trading, an international petrochemicals supplier and distributor, has been ranked the 10th biggest chemical distributor in Africa and the Middle East, 16th in Latin America, 38th in the …

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Shamrock achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification

Shamrock Shipping and Trading, international base oils, lubricants, and petrochemicals supplier and distributor, is extremely proud to announce the achievement of the ISO 9001:2008 Certification, the world’s most recognized quality …

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Shamrock opens office in Canada

Shamrock Shipping and Trading, international base oils, lubricants and petrochemicals supplier and distributor, is pleased to announce it has opened a new office in Canada (Oakville, ON). The new office …

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Shamrock joins the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA)

Shamrock Shipping and Trading, supplier and distributor of base oils, lubricants and petrochemicals, has now joined the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA). High Quality products and effective quality control procedures …

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Shamrock increases its storage capacity in Latvia

Shamrock Shipping and Trading, international base oils, lubricants and petrochemicals supplier and distributor, has put into operation 2 additional storage tanks in Latvia. Chemical storage facility consisting of mild-steel tanks …

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Shamrock Signs its First Sponsorship Contract for 2012

Shamrock signs its first sponsorship contract for 2012 and becomes a sponsor of UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Congress 2012, Stuttgart, Germany, 20-21 March 2012. Shamrock welcomes the opportunity to support …

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Shamrock Joins the Cyprus International Business Association (CIBA)

Shamrock has joined the Cyprus International Business Association (CIBA). CIBA is a non-governmental and fully independent association representing and safeguarding the interests of the entire international business community in Cyprus. …

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Shamrock Signs One-year Advertising Agreement with Lubes’n’Greases Magazine

Shamrock signs one-year advertising agreement with Lubes’n’Greases Magazine as a part of its new “ONE-STOP-SHOP” advertising campaign, launched in August 2011. The idea of the campaign is to promote Shamrock, …

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All Shamrock products are registered in accordance with REACH legislation

All of Shamrock’s products are registered in accordance with the REACH legislation. REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) is the regulation concerning chemical substances in the EU. It …

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Shamrock begins distribution of Group III base oils

More paraffinic, saturated and stable, offering obvious benefits in the viscosity index, volatility, oxidation and thermal stability, Group III base oils make cost-effective alternatives to premium Group II oils and …

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