Ordinance On Sulphur Content Of Solid And Liquid Fuels

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om svovlindholdet i faste og flydende brændstoffer

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



Objective, definitions and scope





Chapter 2



Fuels, apart from marine fuels





Chapter 3



Marine fuels





Chapter 4



Reception facilities





Chapter 5



Control, complaints and criminal provisions





Chapter 6



Entry into force of the





Annex 1











Annex 2











Annex 3









The full text of the Ordinance on sulphur content of solid and liquid brændstoffer1)

Under section 7 (1) (8). 4. Article 44, paragraph 1, article 51, paragraph 1, no. 6, § 67, section 73, § 80 and § 110, paragraph 3, of the law on environmental protection, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 879 of 26. June 2010, as amended by Act No. 484 of 11. May 2010, law No. 1273 of 21. December 2011, law No. 446 of 23. may 2012 and law No. 1149 of 11. December 2012, § 24, § 32, § 42 a, paragraph 1, § 45, section 48 and section 61 of the Act on the protection of the marine environment, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 963 by 3. July 2013, as well as section 30, paragraph 1, article 45, paragraph 1 and section 59 (4) of the Act on chemical substances and products, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 878 of 26. June 2010, as amended by Act No. 294 of 11. April 2011, law No. 161 of 28. February 2012, law No. 277 of 19. March 2013 and law No. 489 of 21. may 2013, after negotiation with transport and energy, and in the light of annex VI of the Marpol Convention 73/78 lays down: Chapter 1 Purpose, definitions and scope section 1. The Ordinance sets limits for the sulphur content of certain fuels, including solid and liquid fuels used on ships and platforms, as well as rules for its use, and for the marketing of marine fuels.

(2). The notice shall include with the exceptions set out in section 3, coal, petroleum coke (pet-coke) and other solid fossil fuels and the oil types, as defined in section 2.

§ 2. For the purposes of this order: 1) heavy fuel oil: a) petroleum-derived liquid fuels, excluding marine fuel, falling within CN code 2710 19 51, 2710 19 68, 2710 20 35 or 2710 20 31, 2710 20 39, or (b)) petroleum-derived liquid fuel, excluding marine fuel, gas oil and on the basis of their distillation limits, falls within the heavy oil that is intended for use as fuel , and of which less than 65% v/v (including losses) distils at 250 ° C by the ASTM D86 method. Distillation may not be determined by the ASTM D86 method, are classified as heavy fuel oil products.

2) gas oil: a) petroleum-derived liquid fuels, excluding marine fuel, falling within CN code 2710 19 25, 2710 19 29, 2710 19 47, 2710 19 48, 2710 20 17 or 2710 20 19, or (b)) petroleum-derived liquid fuel, excluding marine fuel, of which less than 65% v/v (including losses) distils at 250 ° C and of which at least 85% v/v (including losses) distils at 350 ° C by the ASTM D86 method.

3) marine fuel: petroleum-derived liquid fuel intended for or used on board ships or platforms, including fuels, as defined in ISO 8217 version 2010. It also includes any petroleum-based fuel used on board vessels for inland waterway vessels, as defined in Directive 97/68, and on recreational craft, as defined in Directive 94/25.

4) Marine diesel oil: marine fuel, as defined for DMB-quality in table in ISO 8217 version 2010, with the exception of the reference to sulphur content.

5) Marin Gasoil: marine fuel, as defined for DMX, DMA and DMZ grades in table I of ISO 8217 version 2010, with the exception of the reference to sulphur content.

6) Marpol means the International Convention for the prevention of pollution from ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978.

7) Marpol Annex VI: revised annex to MARPOL Convention laying down rules for the prevention of air pollution from ships, adopted on 17 December. July 2009 by resolution 182 (59) of the IMO's marine environment protection Committee (MEPC) 8) passenger ship: Ship, which carries more than 12 passengers, where passenger means any person, except a) master and the members of the crew or other persons employed or engaged in any capacity on board a ship, and (b)) children under the age of one year.

9) shipping: Ships crossing between the same two or more ports, or a series of voyages from and to the same port without giving to other places (a)), according to a published timetable, or b) with crossings so regular or frequent that it is equivalent to a flight schedule.

10) Ship at berth: ship safely moored or anchored in a port while they are loading, unloading or hotelling, including the period of time during which there is no cargo business.

11) placing on the market: Supply or making available to third parties, against or without payment of marine fuels for on-board combustion, apart from supplying or making available marine fuels for export in ships ' cargo tanks.

12) emission reduction methods: Any accessories, material, device or apparatus, for placing in a ship or other procedure, alternative fuel oils, or method of compliance with the requirements, which are used as an alternative to low-sulphur marine fuels meeting the requirements set out in this notice, which can be verified, quantified and enforced.

13) ASTM method: the test methods laid down by the American Society for Testing and Materials in the 1976 Edition of standard definitions and specifications for petroleum and lubricating products.

14) combustion plants means any technical apparatus in which fuels are oxidised in order to use of the produced heat.

15)% m/m: Percentage by weight (% by weight).

16)% v/v: Percent by volume (% vol.).

§ 3. The notice does not include fuels 1) is intended for processing prior to final combustion;, 2) must be processed in the refining industry, 3) is used for research and testing, 4) used by naval ships and other ships owned or operated by a State, as long as the ship is used exclusively in non-commercial public service, 5) are used to ensure the safety of a ship or life at sea, 6) is used on a ship as a result of damage to the ship or its equipment provided that, after the damage has been taken all reasonable precautions to prevent or minimise excess emissions and that immediate measures are taken to repair the damage, or 7) used by ships using emission reduction methods see. sections 15 to 18, subject to section 10, paragraph 2.

(2). The notice does not include fuel for non-road mobile machinery and agricultural tractors or diesel oil as defined in the Ordinance on the quality of petrol, diesel and gas-oil for use in motor vehicles, etc.

§ 4. Chapter 3 includes 1) Danish ships in Danish and international waters, 2) foreign ships in Danish territorial waters, 3) platforms on Danish territorial waters and the exclusive economic zone, 4) ports and 5) suppliers of marine fuel.

Chapter 2 Fuels, apart from marine fuels section 5. Fuels, except for marine fuels, may be used only if they meet the following limit values for sulphur: 1) 0.9% m/m for coal and other fossil fuels solid fuels.

2) 1.0% for petroleum coke (pet-coke).

3) 1.0% (m/m) for heavy fuel oil.

4) 0.1% (m/m) for gas oil.

(2). Limit values for fossil solid fuels, see. (1). 1 and 2, shall apply to fuels with a moisture content of 0% m/m and will be reduced proportionally by the moisture content of 0% m/m.

(3). The limit of the basic regulation. (1). (3) shall apply, up to and including 31 December 2002. December 2015, not apply to heavy fuel oils used 1) in combustion plants covered by the rules laid down in the Ordinance on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants, 2) in combustion plants which are set up in establishments covered by Annex 1 or 2 to the Decree on approval of the list business (approval notice), but which are not covered by nr. 1, when the approved SO2 emissions from those plants does not exceed normal 1,700 mg/m3 with an oxygen content in the flue gas of 3% v/v on a dry basis, 3) in combustion plants at refineries that are covered by the rules in the Ordinance on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants, or 4) in combustion plants at refineries combustion plant not covered by nr. 1, is part of an overall approval of the refinery, where the average monthly emission of SO2 averaged over all plants in the refinery, irrespective of the type of fuel or fuel combination used, does not exceed 1,700 mg/normal m3.

(4). The limit of the basic regulation. (1). 3, shall, from 1 January 2008. January 2016, not apply to heavy fuel oils used 1) in combustion plants which are covered by chapter III of European Parliament and Council directive 2010/75/EC, and which comply with the emission limits for sulphur dioxide for such plants set out in annex V to that directive, or if these emission limit values do not apply pursuant to that directive for which the monthly average SO2 emissions do not exceed 1 700 mg/Nm3 at an oxygen content in the flue gas of 3% by volume on a dry basis; ,


2) in combustion plants which do not fall under nr. 1, and if the monthly average SO2 emissions do not exceed 1 700 mg/Nm3 at an oxygen content in the flue gas of 3% by volume on a dry basis, or 3) for combustion in refineries, where the monthly average SO2 emissions for all the refinery, irrespective of the type of fuel or fuel combination used, but excluding combustion plants covered by nr. 1, gas turbines and gas engines, does not exceed 1 700 mg/Nm3 at an oxygen content in the flue gas of 3% by volume on a dry basis.

§ 6. The environmental protection agency may authorise the use of coal and other fossil fuels solid fuels with higher sulfur content than specified in § 5.

(2). Application for permission under paragraph 1 must be made in writing. The application shall be submitted to the environmental protection agency. The application shall include the reason for the production of technical reasons it is necessary to use such fuels, or proof that using the desulphurisation plant or otherwise can be achieved a reduction of SO2 emissions, which is equivalent to the use of fuels which comply with the limit values set out in section 5.

Chapter 3 marine fuels marketing



§ 7. There may not be placed on the market marine fuels with a sulphur content in excess of: 1) 0.1% (m/m) of marine gas oil.

2) 1.5% m/m of marine diesel oil.

(2). The placing on the market marine fuels, on delivery to vessels with a gross tonnage greater than 400 or their bunkering facilities in port as well as to the platforms provide a bunker delivery note with the information specified in annex 1 to the person referred to in section 9.

(3). The placing on the market marine fuels, on delivery to vessels with a gross tonnage greater than 400, as well as for platforms jointly with the person referred to in section 9 shall sign and seal a representative sample of the fuel is delivered. The sample shall be signed and sealed until the bunker operation is completed and must then be stored in accordance with section 9.

(4). The placing on the market marine fuels, shall retain copy of the receipted bunker delivery note, see. § 9, for at least three years from the time of delivery. The note must be produced at the request of the supervisory authority.

(5). The rules laid down in paragraph 3 with regard to the sealed representative sample shall not apply to ships engaged in domestic voyages.

§ 8. The placing on the market marine fuels, to the environmental protection agency in writing disclose the name, address, VAT number and CVR-P-number no later than 14 days before the start of placing on the market in question.

Obligations upon receipt of fuel



§ 9. The master, the person responsible for the platform or the, he authorizes thereto, on a copy of the bunker delivery note, acknowledge receipt of the fuel, when bunker operation has been completed. The original bunker delivery note shall be kept on the ship or platform for at least three years from the time of delivery. The note must be produced at the request of the supervisory authority.

(2). For ships on regular service, using own bunkering facilities in port, the bunker delivery note shall be signed by the person responsible for these facilities. The original bunker delivery note can then be stored in the company's possession, but a copy of the note shall be kept on board the ships.

(3). The master, the person responsible for the platform or the, he authorizes thereto, on the section 7 specified test of the delivered fuel acknowledge receipt of the sample. The test fuel must be stored in the ship's or the platform's custody until the oil is consumed, however, at least 12 months from the time of delivery.

(4). Ships on regular service can choose to keep the brand drug test in the company's possession and, in this regard, can the receipt of receipt of the test shall be carried out by the person in charge of bunkering facility in port.

(5). The rules laid down in paragraphs 1 to 4 in the case of the sealed representative sample shall not apply to ships engaged in domestic voyages.

Use



§ 10. Do not use marine fuels with a sulphur content in excess of: 1) 3.50% m/m, up to and including 31 December 2002. December 2019, see. However, §§ 11-13.

2) 0.50% (m/m) from the 1. January 2020, see. However, sections 12-13.

(2). Do not use marine fuels with a sulphur content in excess of 3.50% (m/m), with the exception of fuels intended for ships, as referred to in § 17 apply emission reduction methods that work in closed systems.

(3). Marine fuels must also comply with the following requirements: 1) If the fuel is made up of mixtures of hydrocarbons derived from the refining of crude oil, may be incorporated into small quantities of additives with a view to improving performance.

2) fuel must be free from inorganic acid.

3) the fuel shall not contain any added substance or chemical waste, as a) danger to safety at sea or have a negative influence on the performance of the machinery, b) is harmful to the crew, or c) contributes to further pollution of the air.

(4). Paragraph 1 does not apply on platforms for marine fuels used to: 1) the burning of substances used exclusively and directly resulting from the prospecting, extraction and related treatment on the platform of mineral deposits in the ocean floor, including the burning of hydrocarbons and cuttings, MUDs and stimulation fluids during execution of drilling holes and try working and burning as a result of critical situations.

2) the operation of internal combustion engines or turbines used exclusively for exploration, mining and related processing on the platform of mineral deposits from the ocean floor.

Stricter rules for the use of marine fuels



§ 11. Passenger ships on regular services outside SOx emission control areas to and from ports in the European Community must, up to and including 31 December 2002. December 2019, not use marine fuels with a sulphur content higher than 1.50% m/m. From the 1. January 2020 takes the limit values set out in section 10, paragraph 1, no. 2, apply.

§ 12. In SOx emission control areas, see. (3) must not use marine fuels with a sulphur content exceeds 1.00% m/m. From the 1. January 2015 may not use marine fuels with a sulphur content exceeds 0.10% (m/m).

(2). If the ship is also using fuels with a higher sulphur content than those referred to in paragraph 1, must be flushed through the fuel system in a timely manner so that the low sulphur fuel may be used immediately upon entry into an SOx emission control area.

(3). The Baltic Sea region and the North Sea area, see. section 5 of the Act on the protection of the marine environment, is SOx-control areas, as well as certain parts of the North American sea and America's Caribbean Sea area, as set out in the appendix to Marpol Annex VI; Resolution MEPC. 202 (62).

§ 13. On ships at berth, must not be used a fuel with a sulphur content exceeds 0.10% (m/m).

(2). Ships at berth, must as soon as possible after arrival at berth and possible before departure at the latest to use fuel that meets the requirement set out in paragraph 1.

(3). Paragraph 1 does not apply to 1) when ships according to published schedules must be at dock in under two hours, and 2) for ships at berth, which stops all motors, boilers and turbines and uses power from the country.

(4). Paragraphs 2 and 3 shall apply up to and including 31 December 2002. December 2014.

§ 14. Switching between fuels, conforming to the requirements of sections 10-13, and other marine fuels must in each case be entered in a log book prescribed by the Administration with information about the content of the sections 10-13 referred to the fuel in each tank with this content as well as the date, time and the ship's position. The return must happen for the time that the fuel system is flushed through.

Trials of new emission reduction methods



§ 15. The environmental protection agency can approve trials of new emission reduction methods for ships flying the Danish flag, as well as for ships sailing in Danish territorial waters. During these trials the use of marine fuels meeting the requirements of sections 10-13 is not required, provided that 1) all ships install tamper-proof equipment for continuous monitoring of funnel gas emissions and use it throughout the trial period, 2) no ships involved achieve emission reductions which are lower than those that would be achieved through the limits on sulphur in fuel, laid down in §§ 10-13 , 3) throughout the experimental period are appropriate systems for the management of waste from the emission abatement technologies, and 4) throughout the experimental period carried out an assessment of the effects on the marine environment, particularly ecosystems in enclosed ports, harbours and estuaries.

(2). The application for approval under paragraph 1 must be made in writing. The application shall be submitted to the environmental protection agency. The application must contain sufficient detailed information to assess whether the conditions referred to in paragraph 1 can be observed.

§ 16. Approval under section 15 must specify the time when the trial must commence at the earliest, and where it must be completed. Starting date must be at least six months after the environmental protection agency has granted the permit, and the permit can be granted for a maximum period of 18 months.

(2). The person responsible for the study, no later than six months after the end of the test on their own account to publish full results and at the same time, submit them to the environmental protection agency and the European Commission.

Application of emission reduction methods




§ 17. Ships in Danish territorial waters can apply emission reduction methods as an alternative to the use of marine fuels meeting the requirements of sections 10-13 of the basic regulation. However, paragraph 2.

(2). Ships that use emission reduction methods must continuously achieve reductions in SO2 emissions, which are at least equivalent to the reductions that would be achieved by the use of marine fuels meeting the requirements of sections 10-13. Emission reduction methods must meet the criteria specified in annex 2. Equivalent emission values shall be determined in accordance with annex 3.

Approval of emission reduction methods



§ 18. Emission reduction methods covered by Council Directive 96/98/EC shall be approved in accordance with that directive.

(2). Emission reduction methods, which are not covered by paragraph 1, be approved in accordance with the procedure referred to in article 3, paragraph 2, of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 2099/2002 of 5. November 2002 establishing a Committee on safe seas and the prevention of pollution from ships (COSS), taking into account: (a)) the guidelines drawn up by the IMO, b) results of trials conducted pursuant to §§ 15-16, c) effects on the environment, including the emissions reductions that can be achieved, and effects on ecosystems in enclosed ports, harbours and estuaries, and d) the feasibility of monitoring and verification.

Chapter 4 reception facilities § 19. In ports visited by ships that will leave residue from the cleaning of exhaust gases, or the Board of Directors for the port or ports square responsible to arrange for the establishment of a system for the reception of this waste.

Chapter 5 monitoring, complaint and criminal provisions § 20. The Municipal Council supervises the compliance with the limit values set out in 1) § 5 and 2) compliance with the conditions laid down in respect of authorisations under section 6.

(2). The Municipal Council is carrying out a random check of liquid fuels with sufficient frequency, in sufficient quantities, and in such a way that the samples are representative of the fuel examined.

(3). The Municipal Council shall prepare a concise annual report on the supervisory activities in accordance with paragraph 2, including information on there for sampling and analysis is applied to accredited laboratories and of the methods used, see. § 2. The report will be the environmental protection agency not later than 31 December 2006. may in the year following the year to which the report relates.

§ 21. It in article 20, paragraph 1, no. 1 and 2, said oversight of the environmental protection agency for companies covered by the Agency's approval or regulatory jurisdiction pursuant to the Decree on approval of the list company.

§ 22. Supervision and verification of compliance with the provisions of § § 7-19 of this Ordinance shall be carried out by the environmental protection agency, assisted by the Danish maritime authority, in respect of the supervision of ships.

(2). Sampling shall be carried out with sufficient frequency, in sufficient quantities, and in such a way that the samples are representative of the fuel examined, and of the fuel used by ships that are located within the relevant marine waters and ports.

(3). As a starting point the following sampling, analysis and inspection methods: 1) sampling from marine fuels for on-board combustion, when this is under delivery to ships, in accordance with the guidelines in annex VI Marpolkonventionens with subsequent analysis of the fuel sulphur content.

2) sampling and analysis of the sulphur content of marine fuels for on-board combustion contained in tanks, where it is possible, and in the sealed fuel samples on board ships.

3) inspection of the log-book required by the Administration and bunker delivery notes.

(4). The environmental protection agency may use other sampling, analysis and inspection methods in addition to the methods listed in paragraph 3.

§ 23. The environmental protection agency can detain ships which use marine fuels with a sulphur content higher than permitted in sections 10-13, until the situation is brought in accordance with the rules.

(2). Ships, which according to the bunker delivery note used fuels with a sulphur content higher than permitted in sections 10-13, can be detained until conditions are brought into conformity with these rules.

(3). In assessing whether or not a ship should be detained under paragraph 2 may, inter alia, the following circumstances included: 1) On the person in charge of the ship can demonstrate the actions taken in order to meet the requirements of this Ordinance.

2) About the person in charge of the ship can demonstrate that, within the ship's route, has tried to buy fuel under due process, and that this was not possible, including whether the person responsible for the ship has informed the authorities that there has not been an opportunity to buy fuel under due process, since this has not been available within the ship's route.

§ 24. As the reference method for determining the sulphur content in liquid fuels used ISO method 8754 (2003) or a/ISO 14596 (2007).

(2). In order to determine whether the marine fuels delivered to and used on board ships complies with the sulphur limits required in § 10 and § § 12-13, together with the procedure used for fuel oil tests in accordance with Marpolkonventionens annex VI, Appendix VI.

§ 25. Environmental Protection Agency's decisions after this order cannot be appealed to any other administrative authority, however, can decisions be appealed to the Appeals Board pursuant to section 23 of the Maritime conditions in accordance with the provisions of section 51 (a) of the marine environment.

section 26. Unless a higher penalty is inflicted upon the rest of the legislation, is punishable by a fine, 1) uses the fuels including marine fuels with a sulphur content higher than those specified in §§ 5 and 10-13 said, without the permission in accordance with §§ 6 or 15, 2) violates the terms of a permit in accordance with §§ 6 or 15, 3) uses emission reduction methods, which do not comply with the requirements provided for in § 17, 4) market marine fuels with a sulphur content higher than that specified in § 7 referred to in the first paragraph, 5) fails to disclose an signed bunker delivery note or give off false information in the note, see. section 7, paragraph 2, 6) fails to sign, seal and store a representative fuel sample, see. section 7, paragraph 3, 7) fails to keep copy of the receipted bunker delivery note, see. section 7, paragraph 4, 8) fails notification under section 8, 9) fail to acknowledge or to keep a bunker delivery note, or to sign on or keep a fuel sample in accordance with § 9, 10) fails to make records as specified in section 14, or give off false information in the log-book required by the Administration, 11) fails to report trials pursuant to section 16, paragraph 2, or 12) fails to establish a receive system under section 19.

(2). The penalty can rise to imprisonment for up to 2 years if the infringement was committed intentionally or through gross negligence, and if the infringement is 1) caused damage to the environment or caused danger for doing so or 2) achieved or intended an economic advantage for the person himself or others, including savings.

(3). Paragraph 2 shall not apply to offences committed by foreign vessels, unless the offence is committed in internal territorial waters. For infringements committed by foreign vessels in the outer territorial waters may increase to prison in punishment up to 2 years, in the case of wilful and serious pollution of the marine environment.

(4). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

§ 27. If a ship fails to comply with the requirements for marine fuel, as is provided in this Ordinance, the environmental protection agency may demand that the ship: a) presents an overview of the measures taken to try to comply with the requirements, and (b)) shall submit evidence that it tried to buy marine fuel which complies with the requirements of this directive, in accordance with the ship's itinerary, and – in the case of that it was not available as scheduled – that an attempt was made to find alternative sources for such marine fuel, and that in spite of great efforts to identify marine fuel which complies with the requirements of this order, was not the opportunity to purchase such fuel.

Chapter 6 the entry into force of section 28. The notice shall enter into force on 18 October. June 2014.

(2). Executive Order No. 1098 of 19. September 2010 on the sulphur content of solid and liquid fuels shall be repealed.

The Ministry of the environment, the 12. June 2014 Kirsten Brosbøl/Michel Schillings



Annex 1 INFORMATION to be included in the BUNKER DELIVERY NOTE 1. The receiving ship name and IMO number.

2. Port where the ship's fuel is supplied.

3. date of delivery.

4. Name, address and telephone number of the supplier of fuel to the ship.

5. The name of the product (s).

6. Quantity in tonnes (metric tons).

7. Specific gravity at 15 ° C, kg/m3.

8. The sulphur content in the oil in question (% m/m).

9. A statement signed by the supplier or his representative, who confirms that the delivered fuel meets the requirements of section 7, paragraph 1-2, or section 12, paragraph 1.



Annex 2 CRITERIA FOR the USE of EMISSION REDUCTION METHODS referred to in section 17.

The emission reduction methods referred to in section 17, must at least meet the criteria set out in the following instruments depending on which instrument that is relevant: emission reduction method






Use criteria







Mixture of marine fuel and evaporated gas





Commission decision 2010/769/EU of 13. December 2010 laying down the criteria for the LNG tankers use of technological methods as an alternative to the use of low-sulphur marine fuels meeting the requirements of article 4b of Council Directive 1999/32/EC on the reduction of sulphur content of certain liquid fuels, as amended by European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/33/EC on the sulphur content of marine fuels.







Purification systems for exhaust gas





Resolution MEPC. 184 (59) adopted on 17 December. July 2009 Washing water due to the use of purification systems for exhaust gas that uses chemical substances, additives, feedingstuffs and relevant chemicals that are formed on the spot, without prejudice. point 10.1.6.1. in resolution MEPC. 184 (59), must not be discharged into the sea, including in enclosed ports, harbours and estuaries, unless ship operator have demonstrated that such washing water does not have any significant negative effects on and does not pose a risk to human health and the environment. If the chemicals used is caustic soda, it is sufficient to wash the water meets the requirements set out in resolution MEPC. 184 (59), and that its pH-value does not exceed 8.0.







Biofuel





The use of biofuel as defined in European Parliament and Council directive 2009/28/EC of 23. April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources, that adheres to the relevant CEN and ISO standards. Mixtures of biofuels and marine fuel must comply with Article 3a of this directive, Article 4a, paragraph 1, 1a and 4 and article 4b laid sulphur standards.













Annex 3 EQUIVALENT EMISSION VALUES FOR EMISSION REDUCTION METHODS AS referred to in section 17.

Sulphur limits for marine fuel referred to in §§ 12-13 and in rule 14.1 and 14.4 in Marpol Annex VI and equivalent emission values within the meaning of § 17: Sulphur content of marine fuels (% m/m)





The relationship between the emission of SO2 (ppm) and carbon dioxide (% v/v)







3.50





151.7







1.50





65.0







1.00





43.3







0.50





21.7







0.10





4.3











Note: – the application of emission limits in the relationship between CO2 and SO2 applies only when using oil-based distillate or residual fuel oils.

– In justified cases, where CO2 concentrations are reduced by the device for purifying exhaust gas (EGC-device), CO2 concentrations can be measured by the EGC's intake provided that the correctness of such a methodology can be demonstrated clearly.
Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing Council Directive 1999/32/EC of 26. April 1999 on the reduction of sulphur content of certain liquid fuels and amending Directive 93/12/EEC, official journal in 1999, nr. L 121, p. 13, as amended by European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/33/EC of 6 May 2003. July 2005 amending Directive 1999/32/EC as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels, the official journal of the European Union 2005, nr. L 191, page 59, and European Parliament and Council directive 2009/30 of 23. April 2009 amending Directive 98/70/EC as regards the characteristics of petrol, diesel and gas-oil and introducing a mechanism for the monitoring and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and amending Council Directive 1999/32/EC as regards the characteristics of the fuel used for inland waterway vessels and repealing Directive 93/12/EEC , The official journal of the European Union 2009, nr. L 140, page 88, and European Parliament and Council directive 2012/33/EU of 21. November 2012 amending Council Directive 1999/32/EC as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels.

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