Fuel Oil Change Over Procedure for Ship’s Main and Auxiliary Engines

Fuel Oil Change Over Procedure for Ship’s Main and Auxiliary Engines

Changing over of fuel oils in ship’s main engine and generator is important to keep a check on NOx and SOx emissions while entering Emission control areas (ECA) as mentioned under MARPOL Annex VI- Prevention of air pollution by ships. Find out more about the changing over procedures of fuel on ship’s marine engine and generator.

Watchkeeper: Why Shipping Will Cost More

Watchkeeper: Why Shipping Will Cost More

It seems to have taken a very long time coming, but the public is at last being alerted to why their shipping is likely to cost more in the future. Six months from the coming into force of the EU Sulphur Directive, letters and articles have appeared in national newspapers pointing out that in the absence of any derogation from this directive, which is due to bite in the new year, the costs of operating ships in the European Emission Control Area will rise substantially.