PSC spot sampling of ships’ fuel – Prepare your crew for 2020

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) “Prepare crews for PSC spot sampling of ships’ fuel”. This may seem like pretty minor advice at a time when shipowners are in the midst of preparing their fleets and crews for compliance with the 2020 global sulphur cap. Onboard spot sampling of ships’ fuel is nothing new. Since the 0.10% sulphur cap entered…

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2020 Global Sulphur Cap White Paper by Chevron

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Chevron Marine Lubricants has released the second in a series of new white papers focusing on innovations and developments impacting the fast-changing shipping industry. This latest white paper, entitled ‘The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap and the role of cylinder oil lubricants’ explores the impact of ships burning fuels with differing sulphur contents to heavy…

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China Regulation on Data Collection for Energy Consumption of Ships in force on 01 Jan 2019

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Chinese Maritime Safety Administration has issued at the end of 2018 a new regulation on data collection for energy consumption of ships which came into force on 01 January 2019. The regulation applies to ships: greater than 400 gross tonnage; or powered by main propulsion machinery greater than 750 kW of propulsion power calling…

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ABS Delivers Fuel Advisory Ahead of Impending 2020 Global Sulfur Cap

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) ABS issued the ABS Advisory on Marine Fuel Oil to help industry prepare for IMO’s 2020 global sulfur cap. The Advisory provides owners and operators with industry-leading guidance on the considerations and challenges with marine fuels which are likely to be used in addressing the 2020 global sulfur cap requirements. “The IMO 2020 sulfur cap requirement…

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ICS – Preparing for Compliance with the 2020 ‘Global Sulphur Cap’

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) From 1 January 2020, in accordance with MARPOL Annex VI, the sulphur content of fuel oil used on board commercial ships trading outside sulphur Emission Control Areas (ECAs) must not exceed 0.50% m/m. The 0.50% sulphur limit is a significant reduction from the current global limit of 3.50% m/m which has been in place since 2012. The worldwide…

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EMSA – Sulphur Inspection Guidance from the European Commission

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has posted the document Sulphur Inspection Guidance. It is intended to provide guidance to EU port state control agencies for a harmonized approach to the inspection of ships, ascertaining their compliance, identifying non-compliances, and applying control procedures for the enforcement of Directive (EU) 2016/802 (codification of Council Directive 1999/32/EC), as regards…

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