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ExxonMobil’s five top tips for fuel switching

APRIL 28, 2016 — ExxonMobil has compiled five “top-tips” to help vessel operators effectively switch fuels when entering and exiting Emission Control Areas (ECAs) without introducing maintenance issues. Typically, inadequate management of

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USCG issues safety alert on fuel switching

MARCH 3, 2015 —Making the required switch from conventional to ultra low sulfur fuel oil before operating within Emission Control Areas is causing  headaches.  The Coast Guard says that recently, there have

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DNV GL offers help on fuel switching challenges

NOVEMBER 25, 2014 — Classification society DNV GL says that stricter limitations on sulfur emissions (SOx) will pose many challenges to ships operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs).  If not handled with