Russian oil major Rosneft on Monday (13 January) announced its bunkering business operator RN-Bunker has started refuelling ships with TMS type ‘A’ marine fuel produced by the Novokuybyshevsky Oil Refinery.
The sulphur content in the fuel is up to 0.1%, which fully complies with the requirements of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)
RN-Bunker has carried out the first bunkering of ships with the new TMS type ‘A’ marine fuel at the ports of Yeysk, Rostov-on-Don and Azov.
Rosneft produces and sells other variations of low-sulphur marine fuels such as RMLS 40 (‘E I’ with a content of not more than 0.1% sulphur and ‘E II’ with a content of not more than 0.5% sulphur), in addition to TMS type ‘A’ marine fuel.
Photo credit: Rosneft
Published: 14 January, 2020
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