US Coast Guard and EPA - North American and U.S. Caribbean Sea Emission Control Area enforcement and compliance



epaThe US Coast Guard posted a notice stating that it and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon take action to ensure compliance with the forthcoming 0.10% fuel sulphur limits in the North American and US Caribbean Sea Emission Control Areas (ECAs), which come into effect on 1 January 2015.

In addition to checking Bunker Delivery Notes and related records, the agencies are developing plans for joint boardings that will include fuel oil sampling and in-the-field screening for sulphur levels.

Click here to access the USCG notice.



Source: USCG

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