USCG Safety Alert 13-15 - Ultra Low Sulfur Fuel Oil

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has issued a revision to its Safety Alert 2-15, “Ultra Low Sulfur [ULS] fuel Oil & Compliance with MARPOL Requirements Before Entering and While Operating Within Emission Control Areas (ECAs)”, in a new Safety Alert 13-15. This new alert adds two recommendations to Owners and Operators to consider any impact on maneuvering characteristics when using ULS, and the necessity to provide appropriate information to pilots. This and other USCG Safety Alerts can be found on the USCG website

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