Beats 2020 deadline
LS MGO is a hydrocarbon fuel obtained by refining crude oil so it contains fewer pollutants, notably sulfur oxides and particulate matter. In 2020, International Maritime Organization regulations call for the use of fuels with a maximum sulfur content of 0.5%.
Exceeds 0.5% sulfur cap by using 0.1%
Ponant said it is exceeding that requirement by using a fuel with a maximum sulfur content of 0.1%.
This forward-thinking approach has been applied to the entire fleet on all routes and destinations since Jan. 1.