Danish EPA reports carrier to police for sulfur fraud

The first Danish police case has been filed in relation to a reported violation of the SECA zone sulfur regulations. The case could be the first in a long line of cases that are already ready, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency tells ShippingWatch.

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The Danish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has pressed police charges against the first ship for violating the tightened sulfur requirements in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, head of secretariat Sara Røpke of the EPA confirms to ShippingWatch on Tuesday.

The violation represents the first of its kind that has been reported to the Danish police, and the charges were pressed Monday on the basis of an oil sample that has awaited for the details of the charge to be finalized.

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