Shell’s global marine fuels network rolled out the planned fuel availability for 2020 to customers at the Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) in Singapore on 3 October, 2018.
The announcement supports ship owners and charterers as they prepare for the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s 0.50% global sulphur limit for marine fuels in 2020.
The availability for Shell’s new 0.50% very low sulphur marine fuel oil (VLSFO) was included as part of the rollout.
Trials for the new fuel are currently ongoing with customers in Rotterdam, Singapore and New Orleans.
In 2020, VLSFO will be available at Freeport, New Orleans, Houston, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Piraeus, Danish Strait, Fujairah, Durban, Richards Bay, Mauritius, and Singapore.
The full list of other fuels including HSFO RME 180, HSFO RMG 380, HSFO RMK 500, HSFO RMK 700, ULSFO <0.1%S, MGO <0.1%S and MGO 0.5%S is available here.
Published: 3 October, 2018
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