Tag: <span>HFO</span>

Methanol Institute urges maritime community to reduce pollution in Polar regions
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Methanol Institute urges maritime community to reduce pollution in Polar regions

The Methanol Institute is urging the maritime community to take action to mitigate pollution and emissions risk in Polar regions by adopting methanol as marine fuel, applying safe bunkering guidelines developed by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN). Facilitated by the Safe Maritime Operations under Extreme Conditions: the Arctic Case (SEDNA), which advocates for an...

Clean Arctic Alliance calls on IMO member states for stronger ban of HFO in Arctic
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Clean Arctic Alliance calls on IMO member states for stronger ban of HFO in Arctic

Reacting to the November 6 announcement by the Norwegian government of its proposal to completely ban the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by shipping around the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Clean Arctic Alliance Lead Advisor Dr Sian Prior has made the following comment: “We welcome this important commitment by Norway to protect the waters...

Shipping in 2020: Choosing the right fuel and propulsion system
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Shipping in 2020: Choosing the right fuel and propulsion system

Article by Johnny Kackur, Business Development Manager, Marine Solutions, Wärtsilä. Stringent environmental legislation is starting to hit the shipping industry. The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Tier III regulations require ships to cut NOx emissions by 80% from the Tier I level within Emission Control Areas (ECAs) and follow a 0.5% cap on the sulphur content in fuel...