2016-12-21 Product news

Arctic Lanes to Phase out Heavy Fuel Oil

Us, Canada are launching the first processes ever to identify sustainable shipping lanes throughout their connected Arctic waters, in collaboration with Northern and Indigenous partners.

This article is related to the heavy oil scrubbers and other marine environmental systems from Alfa Laval. 

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Canada is moving closer to phase out the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) from vessels operating in the Arctic waters. The US and Canada will propose a plan for sustainable shipping lanes throughout their connected Arctic waters, for the next meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) in July 2017...

Heavy fuel oil is already banned throughout Antarctica, and in the national park waters around the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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