2022 UEIL Annual Congress

2022 UEIL Annual Congress

Peter Vickers, Chairman and Nick Clague, Technical Director, Vickers Oils, will be attending UEIL Congress 2022 that runs from 19th – 21st October in Athens, Greece. The theme for this year’s UEIL Congress will be “Driving innovation – the lubricant industry on the move”. The participants will be exploring the topic of innovation along different…

Vickers Oils authorised distribution partner, VROOAM Lubricants receives the Green Award

Vickers Oils authorised distribution partner, VROOAM Lubricants receives the Green Award

VROOAM Lubricants, our authorised distribution partner for the European Inland Waterways, was awarded the Green Award to represent and promote Vickers Oils Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) as Green Award Incentive Supplier, to inland waterways vessels. Green Award for the inland shipping was established in 1994 to promote quality shipping amongst sea-going vessels. Green Award is…

The propeller blade now adorns our reception at Vickers Oils, Leeds

The propeller blade now adorns our reception at Vickers Oils, Leeds

The ship’s propeller blade in our garden, outside reception at Airedale Mills, was a spare Controllable Pitch Propeller (CPP) blade for use by either of two sister ships, in case one of the existing propeller blades were damaged and needed replacement. (The abrasion wear on the upper surfaces/edge show that indeed the blade was used…

Successful collaboration with VROOAM Lubricants

Successful collaboration with VROOAM Lubricants

Vickers Oils has collaborated with VROOAM Lubricants in the Netherlands as our Distribution partner for the main inland waterways. Located in Dordrecht in Western Netherlands, VROOAM Lubricants is a manufacturer specialising in developing high-grade lubricants for the marine industry. Vickers Oils and VROOAM Lubricants share the vision of expanding the use of Environmentally acceptable lubricants…

Vickers Oils steps in to support Princess Royal’s Medical Charity on Lake Victoria.

Vickers Oils steps in to support Princess Royal’s Medical Charity on Lake Victoria.

MV JUBILEE HOPE, the only dedicated medical vessel situated on Lake Victoria, needed to go for dry dock in May and urgently required lubricant for the stern tube repair. HYDROX 21 was quickly identified as the most suitable product to support the dry docking.   It was necessary to air freight HYDROX 21 at short notice…

Successful collaboration with Marquis Oil for VICKERLUBE FG range

Successful collaboration with Marquis Oil for VICKERLUBE FG range

Marquis Oil in Malaysia is an authorised distributor of our VICKERLUBE FG range of food grade lubricants and greases. Established in 2011, Marquis Oil is a lubricant, protective coatings, and cleaning chemical products distribution company in Malaysia in the industrial diesel and marine sectors. Venturing in the food grade sector, Marquis Oil collaborated with Vickers…

Supporting the need of the hour

Supporting the need of the hour

Supporting The Mission to Seafarers in launching – Digital Chaplaincy – ‘Chat to a Chaplain’ messenger service Vickers Oils are proud to sponsor the digital chaplaincy’ support service for seafarers launched by The Mission to Seafarers, a maritime welfare charity in partnership with  International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA). Seafaring is stressful at the best of…

Vickers Oils Tank wagon on the track of the Great Central Railway- A journey of how it came about

Vickers Oils Tank wagon on the track of the Great Central Railway- A journey of how it came about

The Great Central Railway is the only preserved heritage steam railway in the country with a double track main line which travels between Loughborough and Leicester. It originally ran from Sheffield to London Marylebone till the 1960s.  In 1975, the Great Central Railway was trying to purchase an Oil Tank Wagon from British Rail but…

And the story continues….

And the story continues….

Last month we shared a story of how a goodwill gesture helped a customer in need in these crucial times. Read the story here (‘People matter’ lies at the heart of Vickers Oils). Today we are sharing the customer’s side of this story! “We are setting up a very small-scale alpaca-fibre carding plant. As part…

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