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Are VLSFOs really that bad for the climate?

Supporters of very low sulphur fuel oil blends were rocked recently by a study suggesting these fuel types posed a significant environmental risk. Non-governmental organisations then lined up to call for a ban on them. BIMCO, however, thinks the study relied on parameters that were too narrow. It thinks more tests need to be done

The deputy secretary-general of BIMCO argues that a recent study suggesting very low sulphur fuel oil blends are not friendly to the environment was based on too narrow a set of data collection and that more tests would clarify the situation

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