IBIA warns shipping ahead of 2020

Responsibility for complying with the upcoming sulfur regulations lies primarily with the shipping industry and not with authorities. "After all, just because police aren't constantly watching us, most of us do not commit crimes," says IBIA director.

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The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) admonishes the shipping industry ahead of the 2020 regulations, which will come into force approximately a week from now.

In a blog post on the industry association's website, director Unni Einemo writes that it is up to the industry itself to ensure compliance with the sulfur content restriction on bunker fuel.

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