Iceland effectively bans heavy fuel oil in shipping sector to curb emissions

The new regulation will restrict exhaust emissions containing high levels of sulphur from being burned by ships in the nation’s territorial waters

International Maritime Organization confirms sulphur reduction rule from 2020

The new requirement means all ships will have to cut the level of sulphur in their engine emissions to 0.5% or less, down from a current level of 3.5%

US seeks change to shipping sector sulphur cap

The Trump Administration supports an ‘experience building phase’ being introduced

Shipping industry agrees sulphur emissions cap by 2020

The shipping industry has agreed to implement a maximum of 0.5% sulphur content in marine fuels by 2020. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) made the decision during a meeting  in London this week. The decision will see a global reduction in the sulphur content of marine fuels from the current 3.5%. Campaigners claim SO2 (Sulphur […]