low sulfur

Get ready for China’s ECA requirements

DECEMBER 26, 2017—In its latest Member Alert, The American Club is reminding ship operators that ships operating in China’s three Emission Control Areas (ECAs) will be required to burn low sulfur fuel

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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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CARB fines four for fuel switch failures

JANUARY 19, 2015 — The California Air Resources Board has fined four shipping companies a combined $146,719 for failing to switch from  bunker fuel to cleaner, low-sulfur marine distillate fuel upon entering

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John W. Stone takes delivery of tank barge

DECEMBER 27, 2012—John W. Stone Oil Distributor, LLC, Gretna, LA, a pioneer in midstream fueling business in the Port of New Orleans, recently took delivery of the 30,000 bbl tank barge S-37