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Posted: Nov 18, 2019

China MSA Notice on the implementation of 2020 Global Sulphur Limit

In order to effectively implement the IMO's 2020 global sulphur limit, China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) has issued the attached notice - a translation of which has been provided by the China Classification Society (CCS).
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Posted: Nov 18, 2019

SOx scrubber overboard pipe failure

Scrubbers are a relevant compliance option for many ships to meet the IMO Global Sulphur Cap 2020. DNV GL has for many years worked with owners and operators on scrubber installation and operation. This casualty information focuses on the importance of selecting the correct design and appropriate materials for the scrubber overboard spool piece, the need for good workmanship as well as the need for regular inspections in order to avoid similar incidents occurring.
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Posted: Nov 5, 2019

Horizons IMO Sulphur 2020 supplement

With only 2 months to go until the new IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap enters into force, LR have produced a very useful special supplement to the Horizons publication.
Key questions, considerations for charterers and fuel specification challenges all addressed.
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Posted: Nov 5, 2019

IMO 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Guide

Shell Marine has published a new White Paper that offers ship owners and operators the guidance they need on engine care and cylinder oils, to transition successfully through the IMO global cap on fuel sulphur content from January 1, 2020.

‘IMO 2020 Ready’ from Shell Marine sets out the commercial, operational and technical challenges faced by customers before, during and after the regulatory deadline. The publication gives in-depth guidance on the cylinder oils best suited to support owners whether they are shifting to lower sulphur fuels or sticking with >0.5% HSFO in combination with exhaust gas scrubbing, as well as technical services and supply chain options to ensure that ship engine performance is protected and optimized through the transition period.
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Posted: Oct 23, 2019

FUEL OIL NON-AVAILABILITY REPORT (FONAR) – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

With 1 January 2020 fast approaching, and with the uncertainty on compliant fuel oil availability worldwide, having a plan for dealing with a scenario of fuel oil non-availability can prove valuable. This
statutory news contains some key aspects on what to consider and access to a FONAR template.
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