December 27, 2017
Volume 17 Issue 52
Prepare Now for Marpol Sulfur Cuts
Starting Jan. 1, 2020 – just two years away – new pollution regulations will cap marine fuel sulfur at just 0.5 percent for oceangoing vessels worldwide. Given that it can take up to six years to get a new marine oil tested and approved, lube oil marketers are running short of time to prepare for this dramatic change, a Chevron Oronite official said recently.