GEA wants to set new fuel quality standards

GEA Westfalia has high expectations for a new system that can clean ships' fuel even more efficiently, eliminating the much-maligned cat fines which are becoming increasingly frequent in number, the company tells ShippingWatch.

Photo: OW Bunker

New standards are needed for the quality of fuel oil for ships, says German GEA Westfalia Separator.

A statement that falls well in line with the ongoing debate about deteriorating fuel oil quality, a matter that is currently subject to intense discussions in the industry. The amount of so-called cat fines - microscopic waste residue left over from the refining process - has increased significantly in recent years, and this has motivated German supplier GEA Westfalia Seperator to target this field.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

CBS launches board program for the shipping industry

Supported by a number of high-profile names from the global shipping industry, CBS’s new Blue Board Leadership Programme’s first module is already half full. The faculty team includes BW Group Chairman Andreas Sohmen-Pao.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs