Guidance on New Regulations on Sulphur Content of Fuel Oil

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The Merchant Shipping Directorate wishes to remind shipowners, ship operators, managers and all concerned that from 1 January 2020, all ships subject to MARPOL Annex VI are required to use on board fuel oils with a sulphur content of maximum 0.50% m/m in accordance with the revised MARPOL Annex VI regulation 14.1, or use alternative emission reduction and control technologies to comply with the emission standard.

To read the complete Technical Notice MARPOL.10, click here.

Should you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact Dr Jotham Scerri-Diacono or any other member of the shipping team at GANADO Advocates.