Europe could also be fixing its drawback over VLSFO sulfur ranges. File Image / Pixabay
The variety of VLSFO samples discovered to have sulfur over the authorized requirement in Europe is beginning to decline, in accordance with testing firm VPS.
Europe ‘for a while’ has been the area with probably the most VLSFO samples discovered to be off-specification on sulfur, Steve Bee, group industrial and enterprise improvement director at VPS, mentioned at Petrospot‘s on-line Global Bunkering Summit on Wednesday.
“It’s honest to say that Europe has struggled greater than different areas to offer compliant gasoline at lower than 0.50% sulfur,” Bee mentioned.
In February 4.3% of the European VLSFO samples despatched to VPS had sulfur content material larger than 0.50%, Bee mentioned, down from a file 25.2% in January and 9% in December.
The international common for VLSFO samples with sulfur larger than 0.50% was 4.5% in February, Bee mentioned, down from 8.3% in January.