Israel imposes 0.10% fuel sulphur limit in ports (w.e.f. 23 February 2023)

Israel imposes 0.10% fuel sulphur limit in ports (w.e.f. 23 February 2023)

January 24, 2023

Israel imposes 0.10% fuel sulphur limit in ports (w.e.f. 23 February 2023)

Israel imposes 0.10% fuel sulphur limit in ports (w.e.f. 23 February 2023)

January 24, 2023

As of 23 February 2023, The State of Israel’s national regulations implementing the MARPOL Annex VI convention will come into force. (Port Regulations (prevention of air pollution from ships), 2022)

The new regulations prohibit using fuel oil with a Sulphur content of more than 0.10 percent when mooring alongside port or in anchorage ports limit area —unless an EGCS is fitted.

Carrying non-compliant fuel on board as of 23 February 2023 on ships that are not fitted with EGCS, will be subject to port State control actions.

Read the full regulation here