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“Moving towards a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic

Arctic Frontiers Event: “Moving towards a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic”

Please join the Clean Arctic Alliance and Bellona Foundation for an event welcoming new signatories to the Arctic Commitment, and to hear from operators, government and NGOs on what their policy, commitment and solutions are for a more sustainable Arctic.
Exhaust emissions from Marine Diesel - Photo: Jonathan Eastland/Ajax/Alamy

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market

Responding to the discovery that some of the new blended low sulphur shipping fuels developed and marketed by oil companies to comply with IMO 2020 air pollution standards will actually lead to a surge in the emissions of a Super Pollutant known as Black Carbon, the Clean Arctic Alliance is calling for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to support an immediate switch to distillate fuels for ships in the Arctic and develop a global rule prohibiting fuels with high Black Carbon emissions