In order to comply with SECA regulation, many ship operators adopted the use of Low Sulphur Fuels, including distillates and hybrid fuels. The main reason behind this choice is usually to avoid the high initial costs of retrofit the ship with a exhaust cleaning system, for example.
Anyhow, the entire process of change-over of fuels always brings some level of hazard. In this report, it is discussed the implications of this change-over on board.
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