Shanghai and Zhejiang MSA Require Vessels Use of Low Sulphur Content Fuel
Vessels in Yangtze River Delta ECA to use fuel with sulphur content not exceeding 0.5% m/m as from 1 October 2018.
Members' attention is drawn to the attached Circular from the Club's correspondents, Huatai Insurance Agency & Consultant Service Ltd dated 31 August 2018. The MSAs for Shanghai and Zhejiang have issued formal notices that all vessels with destinations Shanghai, Ningbo-Zhoushan and Jiaxing ports will be required to use low sulphur fuel (not exceeding 0.5% m/m) once they enter Yangtze River Delta ECA as from 01.10.2018.
Vessels may apply for limited exemptions from this emission control requirement or take alternative compliance measures such as using clean fuels, exhaust gas cleaning system or shore power facilities. For additional information, please refer to the attachment herewith.
33483 - Huatai_circular_PNI1814__2_ 189 KB
You may also be interested in:
Vessels entering Suzhou and Nantong ECA Area in Yangtze River Delta ECA to use fuel with sulphur content not exceeding 0.5% m/m as from 1 October 2018
Green Shipping - Transitional Fuels
It's safe to say that the maritime industry's choice of fuel will be one of the most significant drivers in its efforts to decarbonise shipping
Press Release: UK P&I Club celebrates successful relaunch of Carefully to Carry: Consolidated Edition 2023
The UK P&I Club hosted a book launch of 'Carefully to Carry: Consolidated Edition 2023' at the Yacht Club of Greece on 27 April celebrating the availability of the new guidance.
Israel's Port Regulations (prevention of air pollution from ships) 2022 implementing MARPOL Annex VI will enter into force on 23rd February 2023