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Classification bureau finds new fuel types in unusual ports

More and more fuel types with a low sulfur content are being introduced to the market – and in some cases in ports in which low-sulfur fuels are not common, says Bureau Veritas. This indicates one thing in particular, assesses the classification bureau.

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Although the calendar is not yet showing 2020, more and more low-sulfur fuels are being put on the market – in some cases even in ports in which low-sulfur bunker oil is normally not found, reports classification bureau Bureau Veritas.

"Some of the interesting observations we have made are that these 0.5-percent fuels are actually starting to enter the market," Charlotte Røjgaard, global head of Bureau Veritas, tells ShippingWatch.

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