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Fuel switching – safety alert

30 July 2009

In 2009, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) issued a safety alert highlighting the possible hazards arising from switching from residual fuel oils to distillate fuel oils in order to reduce emissions.

BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO launch new fuel oil survey

06 May 2021

The International Maritime Organisation’s 2020 global sulphur limit for marine fuel oil has been in force for more than a year. BIMCO, The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO are calling on Fleet Managers, Vessel Managers, Technical Superintendents, Masters and Chief Engineers to share their insight and experiences with marine fuels in a new survey aimed at identifying potential quality and quantity issues.

BIMCO publishes interpretation of discord between fuel oil samples

23 December 2019

As 1 January 2020 approaches and the sulphur regulation from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) comes into force, BIMCO is experiencing an increase in questions related to the discord between the verification produces for statutory fuel oil samples and commercial fuel oil samples.

Remember to complete the fuel oil quality and safety survey before 6 May

24 April 2020

The IMO 2020 global sulphur regulation for marine fuel oil has now been in force for over three months. BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO are calling on fleet- and vessel managers, as well as technical superintendents, to share their insight and experiences with the new IMO 2020 compliant fuels.

Focus on fuel segregation risks, not contaminated fuel

09 July 2019

Poor quality bunkers and the incident of contaminated fuel in Houston last year has sparked fears of this happening to any shipowner and operator, as 1 January 2020 approaches. But, with seven months to go before the deadline, planning how to maintain segregation when the new 0.50% fuel starts coming on board, ought to be a more immediate concern.

How port State control will sample fuel oil going forward

02 March 2021

Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI have been adopted, introducing procedures facilitating port State control’s (PSC) sampling from fuel oil tanks to verify the sulphur content. The amendments will enter into force on 1 April 2022.