CMA CGM plans to use 0.5% fuel oil for vessel fleet

French container shipping company CMA CGM has unveiled a plan to use 0.5% fuel oil to run its vessel fleet in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new low sulphur regulation.

The regulation, which is scheduled to become effective from 1 January 2020, will require all the shipping companies to lower their sulphur emissions by 85%.

As part of the new plan, CMA CGM will invest significantly in order to abide by the IMO regulation.

The company plans to use liquefied natural...

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