Indonesia: Use of 3.5% sulphur marine fuel approved for domestic trade

Indonesia: Use of 3.5% sulphur marine fuel approved for domestic trade


Indonesia will allow the consumption of 3.5% sulphur limit marine fuel within its domestic shipping trade from 2020 onwards.

A memo dated October 2018 circulated by its Ministry of Transportation Directorate General of Sea Communication (translated: Kementerian Perhubungan Direktorat Jenderal Perhubungan Laut), seen by Manifold Times, indicated the development.

The document recommended Indonesia-flagged vessels wishing to perform international voyages without consuming low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) to install scrubbers, or any technology approved by the Indonesian Ministry of Transport, before 1 January 2020.

Additionally, it stated all Indonesia-flagged ships that perform only domestic trades still being able to consume 3.5% sulphur limit marine fuel. A condition these vessels must fulfil is to submit their respective bunker consumption log annually starting 1st January 2019 and latest by 30 March in the following year.

From 1 January 2020, the limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships operating outside designated emission control areas in international waters will be reduced to 0.50% m/m (mass by mass).


Published: 19 July, 2019
 

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