Bimco ready with two new bunker clauses ahead of 2020

Shipping association Bimco has adopted two new bunker clauses aimed at the global sulfur regulations and at determining which party is responsible for ensuring compliance with marine fuel regulations.

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Responsibility is a key issue ahead of the implementation of the new sulfur regulations, after which ships the world over will no longer be allowed to sail on bunker with sulfur content exceeding 0.5 percent.

As such, shipping association Bimco has drafted and now adopted two new bunker clauses which seek to clarify which party is responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance with the coming sulfur rules.

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