VLSFO – THREATS STILL REMAIN FOR SHIPOWNERS

The IMO low sulphur fuel cap introduced in January 2020 has not eradicated the potential threats from cat fines, sludge, compatibility issues, asphaltene and fuel stability – the five key issues that can damage the health and maintenance of diesel engines,...

KEY FUEL ISSUES NEED TREATMENT IN STORAGE

Low sulphur fuels held in storage and used in the maritime world are still at risk from five key issues, which is further exacerbated due to the lockdowns and restricted trade leading to longer storage periods according to Aderco – one of the world’s leading...

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020

Aderco – the world’s leading fuel treatment provider – has launched a new video offering a concise and detailed insight into the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 sulphur cap. Available on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHkXjsHklw) the 4:27m...

THE THING WITH CATFINES

Earlier this year the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a revised edition of its ISO 8217 specifications for marine fuels, which still maintains a 60 mg/kg limit for catfines (catalytic fines). It’s not a rare thing to hear comments about...