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Suzanne Paquin of NEAS slams projected Transport Canada support for HFO ban in Arctic Shipping

According to a report by Radio Canada International (RCI),Canada will support a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil by ships plying Arctic waters at this week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London – a decision strongly attacked in the same report by Suzanne Paquin, President of the Montreal-based NEAS Group …

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IMO hails “relatively smooth” transition to new sulphur limit

Since¬†January 1, the global upper limit on the sulphur content of ships’ fuel oil has been reduced to 0.5% from 3.5% under the so-called “IMO 2020” regulation. This is significantly reducing the amount of sulphur oxide emanating from ships and will have major health and environmental benefits, particularly for people living close to ports and …

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