South Africa’s maritime and bunkering sector should be ready for IMO2020 although necessary local legislation is lacking, a South-Africa-based shipping commentator has said.
Terry Hutson, writing for the South African news provider the Mercury, pointed to a recent shipping gettogether on the coming bunker fuel rule change held under the auspices of the SA Maritime Safety Authority.
The two-day Cape Town meeting, which included fuel producers and distributors, bunkering services providers, ship owners and shipping agents, concluded that ‘’the country would be ready in time’’ but that the ‘’necessary legislation was lagging’’, Hutson wrote.
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