China advances Yangtze ECA implementation

Early implementation of the Yangtze River Delta ECA will mean ships must use low-sulphur (0.5%) fuel in the area from October

Ships navigating and berthing in the Yangtze River Delta emission control area (ECA) will have to burn 0.5% sulphur fuel from 1 October, three months earlier than originally planned, after a last-minute notice from the Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration.

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