Philippa Langton

Philippa Langton is the Senior Claims Director at UK Defence Club, the maritime industry's leading legal costs insurance.

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2020 Bunker Pricing Pains

By Philippa Langton 2019-08-06 18:44:03

With the IMO 2020 regulations approaching, it is important that commercial operators are aware of the potential impact that volatile fuel prices may have on their operations.   The effect the new MARPOL provisions will have on bunker prices is not yet clear though it is expected to be significant. The current price spread between fuel oil with 3.5% sulphur content and low sulphur fuel (0.5%) is estimated to be around USD200,...

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