Gulf Oil Marine Launches 2020 Ship Implementation Plan Toolkit


By The Maritime Executive 12-12-2018 04:01:31

Gulf Oil Marine is pleased to release a documentation platform to help and provide guidelines to ship operators/owners/managers in the preparation of their vessels’ compliance plans for the 2020 global 0.5 percent sulfur emissions regulations.

Gulf Marine’s platform is broadly based on the IMO’s 2020 ship compliance implementation plan. While the implementation plan is not a legal instrument nor is it mandatory to be used by ship operators, the implementation plan will highly likely serve as a reference document for Port Inspectors to assess a vessel’s compliance readiness and subsequently compliance post January 1, 2020. More importantly, it provides excellent guidance for customers to plan and prepare for the 2020 compliance.

The document is very comprehensive and is easy-to-use. It includes various sections; by way of an example, the section of ensuring fuel is compliant includes questions such as “have you made arrangements with fuel suppliers to secure fuel supplies for 2020 operation?” Gulf Oil Marine’s platform will also include guidance on lubricant arrangements to ensure that ship operators plan and manage their corresponding lubrication transition to 2020 in the most cost-effective manner.

Keith Mullin, CEO Gulf Oil Marine, explained, “At Gulf Oil Marine, we realise that there is an opportunity for us to serve and help customers during the 2020 transition. In providing this toolkit, it’s clear that we have gone beyond just providing lubrication solutions; it’s another instance of us going-the-extra-mile for our customers.”

Simply visit this site and register to access our platform: https://gulfmarine2020.azurtane.com

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