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What is Marine Fuel Sulphur Record Book

Essential for all vessels who wish to enter an Emission Control Area. 

The Merchant Shipping (prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulation 2008, as amended, require that the master of a ship to which the regulations apply make a record to demonstrate SOx compliance for any ship using separate fuel oils and make a record of any fuel changeover operation. 

Content of the Marine Fuel Sulphur Record Book
At a minimum the Marine Fuel Sulphur Record Book (MFSRB) should contain:
• Name of Vessel
• IMO Number
• Distinctive letters or numbers

And on entry into a SECA:
• SECA being entered
• Date changeover of fuel is completed
• Time changeover of fuel is completed
• Position of the ship at which changeover of fuel is completed
• Volume of low sulphur fuel oil in each tank

Each completed page should be signed off by the Master and dated.

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  2. As understand from above the coastal vessel do not need to maintain Sulphur Record Book. Kindly confirm.

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