IMO Sulphur Cap 2020



This training aims to ensure proper adoptaion of all parties which involve fuel operation and handling, to the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap.

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • New regulation outcomes
  • Compliance Option
  • Preparation for adaptation
  • Bunkering Measures
  • Managing non-compliance or poor quality fuel
  • Procedures in case of fuel-oil non-availability

Course Duration

Depending on the participants’ background and knowledge of the subject. The average time is 1 (one) hour for all CBT modules and practical exercise.

Course Requirement

IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap brings a new challenge to the maritime industry. The new regulation affects the vessel owners, vessel crew, fuel suppliers, port states even ship agencies. It is vitally important to meet the new standards to not force any penalty

  • Company Specific Requirement
  • MARPOL Annex VI
  • IMO MEPC.1/Circ.875

This course is based on the guidelines of;

  • 2009 Guidelines for the sampling of fuel oil for determination of compliance with the revised Annex VI. IMO MEPC.1/Circ.875
  • Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships of 2 November 1973
  • Swedish Club Advice on IMO 2020
  • Guidance on best practice for fuel oil purchasers/users for assuring the quality of fuel oil used onboard ships. IMO circular ‘MEPC.1/Circ.875
  • ISO/PAS 23263:2019(E) Petroleum products,
  • Fuels (class F)
  • Guidance on best practice for fuel oil suppliers for assuring the quality of fuel oil delivered to ships. MEPC.1/Circ.875.Add

Additional information

Ship Type

Bulk, Chemical Tanker, Container, Gas Tanker, General Cargo, LNG, Oil Tanker, Passenger, RORO

Target Group

Deck Management, Deck Operational, Engine Management, Engine Operational, Shorebased Personnel







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