This is how the EU will ensure sulfur enforcement

29 days left until sulfur regulations: Many carriers have for a long time been concerned that the sulfur regulations would not be sufficiently enforced. Now, the EU Commission presents a proposal. Read on to learn more.

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Control measures regarding the impending requirements for ships' sulfur emissions will be tightened and must apply in all EU member states, says the EU Commission in a proposal.

With the proposal, the EU Commission is looking to introduce binding rules concerning how fuel is tested, and not least the number of controls on board ships, document verification, oil sampling as well as regulatory reporting to the Commission. And the member states will process this on Wednesday afternoon when the Committee responsible for implementing the sulfur directive votes on the proposal.

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