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Emission Control Areas (ECAs) In China

Sulphur cap requirements were announced via a Notice [2018]239 issued by MSA Shanghai – the local PSC Authority – on 27 Aug 2018, as attached herewith in Chinese. INTERCARGO Members are invited to advise your fleets that:

  • from 1 Oct 2018, all your ships, berthed and navigating in port areas of Shanghai, are required to use fuel oil of less than 0.5% sulphur content.

The Notice also says that:

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