IMO: Ships Will Not Be Allowed To Carry Excess Fuel With Sulphur Content In 2020

- Apr 16, 2018-

Shun Tak Marine Network on April 15 news, the International Maritime Organization IMO said on Friday this Friday has approved (approve) in 2020 after the global sulfur regulations become effective after all ships that do not install desulfurization equipment are prohibited to carry the sulfur content of fuel over the amendment.


The IMO requires that the fuel sulphur used by ships around the world must not exceed 0.5% from 2020 (the ECA region will have more stringent requirements of 0.1%). welding overlay


What needs to be emphasized here is that if the ship is already equipped with desulphurization equipment, it can also carry fuel with sulfur content exceeding the standard.LR elbow


At the recent MEPC 72th meeting, this Friday, IMO approved the MARPOL Annex VI Amendment to ban all ships that have not installed desulphurization equipment to carry high-sulfur fuel after 2020. (High-sulfur cargo oils are not included in this list.) ).


It is worth noting that the amendment will eventually need to be formally passed at the MEPC 73 meeting held from October 22 to October 26. welding neck flange