SeaIntel: Easy to cheat sulfur control at ports

The fines for sulfur sinners are some places in Europe so mild, that cheating on sulfur requirements can pay off. However, there are now more inspections on their way, writes SeaIntel in an overview of the North European ECA.

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The sulfur requirements in North Europe have existed for almost three full months, and the control of compliance with the requirements has been increased, but there are still problems with enforcement. This is the assessment from SeaIntel in a new analysis.

"Our analysis shows that for some North European countries there is still a mismatch between the potential gains for carriers who would consider evading low-sulfur requirements and the potential repercussions," writes SeaIntel and continues:

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