This document is intended to provide guidance for a harmonised approach to the inspection of ships, ascertaining their compliance, identifying non-compliances and applying control procedures for the enforcement of Council Directive 1999/32/EC, as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels (hereafter referred to as ‘the Directive’).
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The objective of these Guidelines is to establish an agreed method for sampling to enable effective control and enforcement of liquid fuel oil being used on board ships under the provisions of MARPOL Annex VI...
The objective of these Guidelines is to establish an agreed method for sampling to enable effective control and enforcement of liquid fuel oil being used on board ships under the provisions of MARPOL Annex VI.
This Service Letter specifies the recommended maximum acceptable level of cat fines entering the engine, which is as follows:
Always keep the level as low as possible and, max. at 15 ppm
Al + Si at engine inlet for short periods.
Injection Control Units (ICUs) of Wärtsilä
RT-flex50, RT-flex50-B, RT-flex50-D,
RT-flex68-B and RT-flex68-D_V0 engines.
The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-first session 10 to 19 May 2006, recalled that at
its seventy-fifth session (15 to 24 May 2002), it had considered the issue of the unacceptably high
number of accidents with lifeboats in which crew were being injured, sometimes fatally, while
The information contained in these Guidelines should be regarded as guidance in achieving an efficient and effective system for the handling of oily bilge water and oily residues for new buildings and, where applicable and reasonable, for ships which are in service.
We refer to our Product Safety Warning Letter SL2016-614/PRP of May 2016, where we informed you about incidents reported with TSP accumulators which have suffered from breakage.
Such incidents pose a serious potential threat to property and persons and may even result in bodily injuries and/or fatal casualties.