Hong Kong requires ocean-going vessels to comply with 0.50% M/M sulphur limit while at berth

Statutory: From 1 July 2015, ocean-going vessels are required to use fuel oil with 0.50% sulphur or less while at berth.

Hong Kong’s Information Service Department has announced the requirement that ocean-going vessels must comply with the new low sulphur requirement while at berth in Hong Kong. Compliant fuel oils require a sulphur content of 0.50% or lower, or must be of liquefied gas or any other fuel approved by the Director of Environmental Protection....Read the full article in the PDF: