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Monday, September 26, 2016

CARB Taps CMA to Assess Ship Fuel Regs

October 28, 2011

The California Maritime Academy (CMA) was contracted to evaluate issues associated with the implementation of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) ship fuel regulation.

While most vessel operators are successfully complying with the regulation without incident, some operators have reported operational difficulties that may be related to fuel switching from heavy fuel oil to distillate fuel. The California Maritime Academy technical report is available at the following: http://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/marinevess/documents/emissiontest/cma_technical_report.pdf

Other information for marine vessel programs is available on the CARB website: http://www.arb.ca.gov/marine

The Ocean-Going Vessel Clean Fuel Regulation provides significant air quality benefits by requiring vessels to use cleaner, low sulfur distillate fuel when visiting California ports.  If you have any questions, please contact Bonnie Soriano at (916) 327-6888, or by email at bsoriano@arb.ca.gov; or Paul Milkey at (916) 327-2957, or by email at pmilkey@arb.ca.gov.
 



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