Which grades of fuel oils defined in accordance with their sulfur contents?
26 Aug '19, 15:08
- ULSFO - Ultra-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil - Fuel oils compliant with 0.10% sulfur limit required inside ECAs. There are two sub-grades, obtained by different production processes: ULSFO-DM and ULSFO-RM
- VLSFO - Very-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil - Fuel oils compliant with 0.50% sulfur limit required outside ECAs. There are two sub-grades, obtained by different production processes: VLSFO-DM and VLSFO-RM
- HSHFO - High Sulphur Heavy Fuel Oil - Fuel oils with a sulfur content of more than 0.50% and less than 3.50%. Will be banned from 1st January 2020 for ships without SOx scrubber.
26 Aug '19, 15:10