‘Landmark’ IMO decision caps marine sulphur in 2020

Governments in the International Maritime Organization have agreed to cap the sulphur limit of marine fuels to 0.5% in 2020 in a decision welcomed by industry and environmental campaigners

Governments in the International Maritime Organization have agreed to cap the sulphur limit of marine fuels to 0.5% in 2020 in a decision welcomed by industry and environmental campaigners.

The IMO’s marine environment protection committee, meeting in London this week, adopted the decision on Friday, discarding the option to delay the stricter limit until 2025.

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