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Consultant: Actual risk of engine failure in ECA zones

10 days left until sulfur regulations: The risk of engine failure when ships switch to low sulfur fuel in ECA zones should be taken seriously, says Head of Marine and Energy Consulting Limited Robin Meech. He points to risks of failure every three days.

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The regulations for ships' sulfur emissions in northern Europe and North America will come into force in less than two weeks, and as such, the risk of engine failure when ships switch to low sulfur fuel in the ECA zones should be taken seriously, Robin Meech, head of Marine and Energy Consulting Limited tells Reuters, according to Sustainable Shipping.

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