DNV GL - Preparing for low sulphur operation

Technical: Stricter limitations on sulphur emissions (SOX) will pose many challenges to ships operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs). If not handled with care, switching from Heavy Fuel Oil to Marine Gas Oil can put equipment at risk and increase operational costs.

DNV GL has developed a ship-specific Fuel Change-Over Calculator (FCO) to help shipowners and operators determine the ideal parameters for their vessel’s fuel change-over. In addition, the new publication “Sulphur Limits 2015 – Guidelines to ensure Compliance” offers detailed advice on how to handle the procedure.....Read the full article in the PDF: