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IBIA disagrees with critical study of new fuels

It is still far too soon to draw conclusions about the new low-sulfur fuels, says the IBIA in the wake of harsh criticism from environmental organizations. The IBIA is surprised by the study's conclusions.

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It is far too early to conclude anything about the new 0.5-percent-sulfur fuels, which ships have been sailing on since Jan. 1, says the International Bunker Industry Association, IBIA.

This is clear from a document in which IBIA Director Unni Einemo responds to a criticism that was raised last week by a series of environmental organizations gathered in the Clean Arctic Alliance.

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