IMO FAQS: Sulphur limits in emission control areas from 1 January 2015
Members will already be aware, from the Club's recent publications, of the new requirements relating to sulphur emissions that are due to enter into force in emission control areas on 1st January 2015, namely that ships trading in such designated areas will have to use fuel on board with a sulphur content of no more than 0.10% from this date.
The IMO has published a set ofFAQs
on this matter which are available as a pdf.
Additional information may also be found at:http://www.imo.org/OurWork/Environment/PollutionPrevention/AirPollution/Pages/Sulphur-oxides-%28SOx%29-%E2%80%93-Regulation-14.aspx
If Members have any questions, please do not hesitate to contactIoana Gonciari
or your usual contacts at the Club.
Sulphur limits in emission control areas from 1 January 2015 (170 KB)
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International Chamber of Shipping - Provisional Guidance on compliance with the 2020 ‘Global Sulphur Cap’
The International Chamber of Shipping have produced a guide aimed at Shipping Companies and Crews on preparing for compliance with the 2020 'Global Sulphur Cap'.
The Government of Iceland have issued a news release stating that, effective 1 January 2020, the permissible sulphur content of marine fuels used in the territorial sea and internal waters of Iceland will be lowered from 3.5% to 0.1%.