Bunker companies will now have to vouch for sulfur content in fuel

New requirements for bunker suppliers came into force at the turn of the year. With one year left before the global sulfur cap goes into effect, bunker companies are now obliged to ensure that their fuel is compliant.

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The beginning of the year has brought about new times for the shipping industry with the addition of an important bunker document, the so-called bunker delivery note (bdn).

The new demands come into play one year before the global sulfur regulations become effective, and this is considered a supportive measure for the enforcement of the new rules.

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