Entries by EGCSA Admin


Germany is a member of the European Union, Directive(EU) 2016/802 therefore applies and a maximum of 0.10% sulphur fuel is to be used in port. German coastal waters are in the North Sea and Baltic Emission Control Area as defined under MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 14 and therefore the limit of 0.10% sulphur fuel also […]


MARPOL Annex VI regulations 14 and 4 generally apply in Norwegian waters, which are partly in the North Sea Emission Control Area. However, Norway is also party to the European Economic Area (EEA) agreement, which brings together the 28 EU member states and three non-member states, including Norway and Iceland in an internal market governed […]

United Arab Emirates

MARPOL Annex VI regulation 14 fuel sulphur limits for ships operating outside of Emission Control Areas apply in the United Arab Emirates, however Fujairah – 22 January 2019 The Port of Fujairah Harbour Master has issued Notice To Mariners No. 252 (click to view), which simply states “… Port of Fujairah has decided to ban […]