Chevron on shipping's move to VLSFO: Fears of poor oil quality put to shame

It has now been a little more than half a year since shipping made the shift to low-sulfur fuels. The switch resulted in fewer damages than expected, writes Chevron Marine Lubricants in new report.

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It has now been more than six months since the IMO's global sulfur requirements came into force, and shipping companies have, for the most part, handled the switch well, says Chevron Marine Lubricants, which supplies lubricants to the industry.

In a new report, the supplier takes stock of the first half-year under a regulation that was described as the biggest challenge to the industry in many years. Albeit, that was before the coronavirus pandemic broke out globally for real.

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