New fuels challenge Hapag-Lloyd: "I wouldn't say that everything is totally relaxed"

German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has "in more than once instance" had fuels delivered that do not comply with the new sulfur regulations. "You can't use non-compliant fuel. Period," managing director tells ShippingWatch.

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One month after the new sulfur regulations took effect, German container liner major Hapag-Lloyd has had several issues with the quality of the new fuel types.

A number of ports have also had problems supplying the new fuels, explains Hapag-Lloyd's managing director of fleet management, Captain Richard von Berlepsch, in an interview with ShippingWatch.

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