On 27 October 2016, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) confirmed the introduction of a global limit of 0.5% sulphur in fuel as of January 2020. These adjustments will decrease the marine pollution by more than 80%.
Please find further information and possible consequences caused by this measurement in our handout IMO 2020.
The first measures will be taken by the carriers as early as January 2019.
As soon as we receive updates regarding this subject we will keep you informed.