UK Club: Cat fines a threat for engine damage

In recent years there appears to have been an increase in the frequency of engine damage caused by refinery catalytic fines in marine fuel oil. It is also possible that some fuels that comply with the 0.5% sulphur cap will have high levels of cat fines and engine damages might increase even more. The UK P&I Club has published technical advice for operators on how to minimize the risk.

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