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April 1, 2022

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Amendments to regulations 14 and 18 of MARPOL Annex VI in relation to analysis of sulphur content

New paragraphs 8 and 9 are added for ‘In-use and on board fuel oil sampling and testing’ and paragraphs 10 to 13 for ‘In-use fuel oil sampling point’ under regulation 14. The verification procedure part 2 is to be followed in the new Verification procedures of Appendix VI of MARPOL Annex VI. For the test results, 95% confidence will be allowed (limit X + 0.59R) and the acceptable sulphur limits are extended to 0.11% and 0.53% for 0.10% and 0.5% respectively. Paragraphs 8.2 has been replaced under regulation 18.


April 1, 2022
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