As the shipping industry prepares to comply with the IMO 2020 sulfur cap, middle distillate exports from the United Arab Emirates are running at a record high so far in October. The rise is particularly evident in gasoil exports, which
Uncertainty continues to surround the forthcoming IMO 2020 sulfur cap, even with a mere five and a half months to go before the January 1, 2020, start of the regulation. What will the makeup of marine fuel demand be after
LSFO in particular has been of interest from the bunker industry due to its status as a relatively new marine fuel. In a recent blog post, I highlighted issues surrounding several US patents that concern the blending of hydrocarbons to create IMO-compliant LSFO. In this post, I take a look at another concern with LSFO: Compatibility.