Bio-oils, where are we now under the 2013 VGP?

Hydraulics for deck machinery and ballast systems must use EALs if the ship is likely to visit US waters

Following the entry into force of the US EPA’s Vessel General Permit (VGP) on 19 December 2013, which mandated the use of so-called bio-oils, the industry has been forced to rethink its use of lubricants if operating in US waters; Patrick Lämmle, CEO of lubricant supplier Panolin International, explains the ...

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