KPI Bridge Oil: Bunker sector not ready for IMO regulations by 2020

If the IMO targets 2020 as the deadline for its new sulfur limits for marine fuel, the decision will create a series of implementation issues, says KPI Bridge Oil's managing director of Singapore, who is unconvinced about whether or not the sector will be ready by 2025.

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No one disputes the environmental argument. The industry as well as legislators agree that something needs to be done about marine fuel, to lessen the environmental impact but the decision of when this environmental consideration should become law is subject to fierce debate these days.

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