ARA bunker may hold unstable components, FOBAS warns
The bunkering advisory unit found components linked to Estonian shale oil in certain VLSFO fuel blends tested in the ARA region. Ship engines have previously failed because of burning marine fuels with shale oil content
FOBAS has found in addition to components linked to shale oil, high levels of sediment in compliant fuel blends tested in the ARA region, which it warns can lead to excessive sludging in ship engines
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