SOx and Marine Fuel quality

As discussed in our previous article (NOx & Tier), one of the major global environmental concerns today is the air pollution from maritime transportation. The main elements of pollution are NOx and SOx. Sulfur oxides emission is mainly due to the presence and burning of sulfur compound in the fuel. Causes and Effects of SOx Emission The sulfur oxides emission is due to the presence of sulfur compound in the marine fuels used in┬ámarine engines on board vessel. Better the grade, lower will be the sulfur content as it is removed by refining of the fuel. The smoke containing sulfur … Continue reading SOx and Marine Fuel quality