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Guidelines for Operation on Fuels with less than 0.1% Sulphur

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Guidelines for Operation on Fuels with less than 0.1% Sulphur

This paper is a guideline for owners, operators and crews on how to prepare for the changes in fuel characteristics and how to operate in compliance with the new sulphur limits in sulphur emission control areas (SECA) as of 1 January 2015. The SECAs currently included are the Baltic Sea, The North Sea, the English Channel and waters within 200 nautical miles from the coast of USA, the coastal waters around Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (the US Caribbean ECA) and Canada.

Low-BN cylinder oils
Standard of marine fuels: ISO 8217-2012
New fuels with less than 0.1% S
Viscosity
Fuel pump pressure
Lubricity
Cat-fines (Al+Si)
Fuel temperature: pour point
Compatibility between fuels
Fuel change-over procedures
Low-sulphur biofuel

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Created Date: 09-11-2019
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