Saras has announced it is constructing a bunkering terminal at its Sardinia plant and will market a new, cleaner marine fuel ahead of a major regulatory change in 2020, its Chief Executive told Reuters.

The plant will initially produce 500,000 to 600,000 tonnes of ULSFO per year.

Saras is investing in infrastructure that will allow ships to dock outside its 300,000-barrels-per-day Sarroch refinery in Sardinia to directly load ultra-low-sulphur marine fuel oil (ULSFO), in what is known as bunkering, CEO Dario Scaffardi told Reuters.

“With a small investment, we will have bunkering infrastructure and a lightering vessel and start selling locally fuels to expand the market,” he said

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13th November 2018

13th November 2018