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Greek owner hit with sulfur fine in Norway

A Greek cruise line has been fined close to NOK 1 million for violating the sulfur cap in Norway, says the country's maritime authority, describing the fine as historically large.

Ifølge de norske myndigheder brød cruiseskibet Magellan svovlkravene i april. | Photo: Sjöfartsdirektoratet

A cruise line has received a large fine for violating the sulfur cap in Norway. In total, Greece's Global Cruise Line has been fined NOK 700,000 (USD 79,708) for violating the sulfur content limit for ship fuel in the Norwegian heritage fjords.

Samples taken by Norwegian authorities show that cruise ship Magellan in April sailed on fuel with a sulfur content of 0.17 percent in the fjords Eidfjord and Flåm.

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