Chemical screening proves its worth

Although the issue of sulphur content has received the lion’s share of coverage since the advent of MARPOL and its subsequent revisions, it is not the only issue exercising the minds of the regulators.

For example, the presence of chemical waste contravenes both Regulation 18 of the revised Annex VI and Section 5 of ISO 8217:2010(E). The revised ISO Standard places more emphasis on chemical contaminants within marine fuel, building on the previous revision and maintaining that fuel should not include any added substance or chemical waste…

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