Search results:

Showing 1-10 of 86 results

Filter results

Selected category

News & Events (86)

Select a topic


The Global Sulphur Cap 2020

06 Jul, 2019
The implementation of the global 0. 50% sulphur cap for bunker fuel under MARPOL Annex VI represents a major challenge to the shipping industry. Starting from 1 January 2020 vessels will be required...

EU Sulphur Directive

30 Nov, 2009
Members who trade their vessels to European ports will be aware that Article 4b of the EU Sulphur Directive (2005/33/EC) is due to enter into force on 1 January 2010. As of that date, ships berthed or...

Sulphur Cap 2020: Six Months Down Stream

20 Jul, 2020
The implementation of the global 0.500%m/m sulphur cap on 1st January 2020 presented the industry with a new set of challenges, but these were rapidly overtaken by the impacts of the global Coronavirus...

EU Sulphur Directive - Developments

23 Dec, 2009
Further to the Club’s recent news articles on the EU Sulphur Directive and the Intertanko/OCIMF Guidance, the European Commission has prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions addressing this...

EU Sulphur Directive - Intertanko/OCIMF Guidance

18 Dec, 2009
Further to the Club’s recent news article on the EU Sulphur Directive, additional advice has just been published by Intertanko/OCIMF entitled “Guidance for hazard identification for use of and switching...

EU Sulphur Directive - EC Recommendation

29 Dec, 2009
The full text of the European Commission (EC) Recommendation on the “Safe implementation of the use of low sulphur fuel by ships at berth in Community ports” has now been published.   As previously indicated,...

Turkey - New Fuel Oil Sulphur Regulations

18 Nov, 2011
From 1 January 2012, new regulations concerning limits on the sulphur content of fuel oil used by vessels in Turkish ports and waters and on board Turkish flagged vessels will enter into force. Information...

Low sulphur bunker regulations seminar

23 Jan, 2019
On 23 January the West of England’s London office was pleased to host a seminar about the low sulphur bunker regulations that come into effect on 1 January 2020 under Marpol Annex VI.

MARPOL: Reduction of the Sulphur Emission Control Area Fuel Oil Sulphur Limit - IMO FAQs

31 Dec, 2014
In November 2014 Members were reminded of the reduction of the fuel oil sulphur limit for vessels operating within Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs) from 1 January 2015. The IMO has recently published...

MARPOL - Switching to Ultra Low Sulphur Fuel Oil

12 Mar, 2015
Following the recent introduction of the reduced fuel oil sulphur limit within Emission Control Areas, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) has been advised of several incidents involving substantial fuel...