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Key Chinese ports to introduce sulfur limits by turn of the year

11 major Chinese ports will by January 1 2017 introduce tighter sulfur emission regulations, informs the International Bunker Industry Association, IBIA.

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From January 1 2017, 11 key Chinese ports will introduce a 0.5 percent sulfur cap. This means that ships calling in the ports will be required to change fuel, writes the International Bunker Industry Association, IBIA, in an update.

The ships in the ports, located in the three coastal regions Pearl River Delta, the Yangtze Delta, and Bohai-rim, can also opt to comply with the new sulfur limits by using other methods, such as scrubbers, to reduce their sulfur emissions.

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