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Heavy fuel oil use by vessels in Arctic waters MEPC 70/17/4

A submission by FOEI, WWF, Pacific Environment and CSC This submission to the 70th session of the IMO MEPC (Marine Environmental Protection Committee) presents the co-sponsors' concerns about the continued use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic and highlights a number of recent developments aimed at reducing the risks associated with HFO use in Arctic waters.