Domestic Emission Control Areas in China - Early Implementation of Requirements

September 2017

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The Maritime Safety Administration of Zhejiang Province has advised that from 1 Sept 2017, all ships (excluding warships/military ships, sport ships/boats, or fishing ships/vessels) are required to use fuel with sulphur content ≤0.5%m/m at all ports within the ECA of Zhejiang Province (except within 1 hour after arrival and within 1 hour before departure).
This notice in Chinese appears on their website,

The pdf documents China Classification Society Information Bulletin 2017/04 and Public Document of China MSA contain further information.