Polar states can take speedy motion to keep away from one other decade of HFO use in the Arctic and mitigate black carbon dangers from VLSFO
— Chris Chatterton, MI Chief Operating Officer
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, December 1, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Brussels, 1 December, 2020. The Methanol Institute is urging the maritime neighborhood to take motion to mitigate air pollution and emissions threat in Polar areas by adopting Methanol as marine gas, making use of protected bunkering pointers developed by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN).
Facilitated by the Safe Maritime Operations beneath Extreme Conditions: the Arctic Case (SEDNA), which advocates for an built-in risk-based method to protected Arctic navigation, ship design and operation, the venture secured a CEN Workshop Agreement on a course of to handle security throughout bunkering of Methanol as a marine gas earlier this 12 months.
IMO member states in late November agreed amendments to MARPOL rules to limit the usage of Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic waters, adjustments which have come in for criticism from environmental…