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Five carriers face prosecution for sulfur violations

The Danish Ministry for Environment and Food has reported five carriers to the police for violating the tightened requirements for sulfur content in vessel fuel, the ministry informs on Monday.

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The global battle against sulfur emissions goes on, and now five carriers have been reported to the police in Denmark for violating the tightened requirements for sulfur content in vessel fuel. The Danish Ministry for Environment and Food states this in a press release Monday.

Since January 2015, more than 200 samples have been taken and analyzed. This was the background for the report from the Danish Environmental Protection Agency to the police, that five carriers have sailed on fuel with too much sulfur. One carrier was reported last year.

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