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Regulations limiting the sulphur content of fuel oils imposed by Chinese Government
  • Post by: St Kitts & Nevis International Ship Registry
  • Date: 02-10-2018

St Kitts & Nevis Shipowners and Managers should take note of the following ClassNK circular T1164e


This circular contains details about implemented regulations limiting the sulphur content of fuel oils used onboard ships to 0.5% within the following Emission Control Areas (ECAs): The Pearl River Delta, the Bohai Rim and the Yangtze River Delta. The Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration (MSA), the Jiangsu MSA and the Zhejiang MSA announced that, as of 1 October 2018, not only berthing ships but also navigating ships are required to use fuel oils which sulphur content does not exceed 0.5%.