IMO reports "smooth" transition to new sulfur regulation

The transition to the new sulfur regulation has so far happened without major problems, says the IMO. Secretary General Kitack Lim now looks toward the next important cut-off date.

IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim. | Photo: PR / IMO

The first weeks of 2020 have so far seen a "relatively smooth transition" to the new sulfur regulation, says the UN's International Maritime Organization, IMO.

As of Jan. 20, the organization has registered ten cases in which new, low-sulfur fuels have not been available to ships, according to a press release.

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