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Which grades of fuel oils defined in accordance with their sulfur contents?

26 Aug '19, 15:08

Aug. 26, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
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  • 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.
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