VLSFO -FUEL GUIDE
VLSFO -FUEL GUIDE
Authors: Nikita Pavlenko, Bryan Comer, PhD, Yuanrong Zhou, Nigel Clark, PhD1, Dan Rutherford, PhD
In little more than six months the IMO global sulphur cap swings into operation. Even now there is still a great deal of discussion about scrubbers, their effectiveness and the availability of the new fuels. With less than six months to go there is still uncertainty among some in the maritime community as to the preferred options in order to be compliant with the new cap.
by Olivier Baiwir Managing Director, Aderco International SA
24/10/2018, Ship & Bunker
May 17, 2018 by Reuters
In less than two years, all ships trading outside of sulphur Emission Control Areas (ECAs) will be required to use fuel with a sulphur content of up to 0.5 pct, a considerable reduction from the currently permitted maximum of 3.5 pct.
European port state authority says it will take compliance with fuel regs "very seriously".
April 4th, 2018, by Adam Corbett
February 9, 2018 by Mike Schuler
provides a simple, rapid method for determining the efficacy of ballast water treatment systems
November 20, 2017 by The Loadstar - By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar)
In the last week FOBAS has tested a number of fuel samples bunkered in Fujairah which have tested Aluminum and Silicon (Al+Si/Cat fines) at levels above the 95% confidence limit of the ISO8217(2017) RME/RMG and RMK grades.
Viswa Lab today released a white paper to allay all myths and confusions with regard to diagnosing and predicting problems in Marine Fuels
Know the different choices and challenges for on-time compliance
By Dr. Vis President Viswa Lab
source : ShipInsight
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The Chinese Ministry of Transport has released detailed guidance for a set of emissions control areas at major Chinese ports.
There has been reports of considerable reduction in pollution levels after the successful implementation of ECAs after 1st January 2015
For ships passing through or operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs), new and stricter emission regulations came into force on 1 January 2015.As regulated by MARPOL Annex VI, the maximum Sulphur content of any fuel used on board may not exceed 0.10% m/m S when sailing or operating in an ECA designated for control
Making the required switch from conventional to ultra low sulfur fuel oil before operating within Emission Control Areas is causing headaches. The Coast Guard says that recently, there have been several reported incidents...
Now that new emission control area (ECA) regulations have kicked in there is evidence owners are looking beyond low-sulphur distillates to alternative fuels and exhaust scrubbers...
Shell has developed an Ultra-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil
Posted by Eric Haun, Monday, December 15, 2014
DELTA ECHO TRADING & CONSULTING announce the beginning of cooperation with SEASOFT Shipping Applications.
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