ExxonMobil marine gas oil now available from Port of Le Havre
ExxonMobil expands marine gas oil (MGO) availability to help marine operators meet Emissions Control Areas (ECA) 0.10 per cent sulphur limit
- ExxonMobil is the first oil supplier to deliver MGO at Le Havre by dedicated barge
- Barge delivery will provide fast and efficient supply of MGO, compared with delivery via truck
- ExxonMobil expanded its ECA compliant fuel offer throughout 2015
LONDON, UK – ExxonMobil marine has expanded the availability of its
MGO to include the key port of Le Havre, France. This expansion is part of the company’s offer to help vessel operators meet the Emissions Control Area (ECA) 0.10 per cent sulphur limit, which came into force on 1 Jan. 2015.
ExxonMobil is the first supplier to make MGO available to vessel operators in Le Havre via dedicated barge delivery. This provides faster, more efficient refueling when compared with truck deliveries, and ensures that the required fuel volumes are available for vessels with small and big stem sizes, starting from 40mt.
“We have increased the availability of MGO to help marine operators comply with the new ECA legislation,” said Luca Volta, general manager EAME, ExxonMobil marine. “In addition, by offering MGO at Le Havre via barge delivery, marine operators will benefit from a faster and more efficient fuel delivery process.”
“ExxonMobil now supplies MGO at more than 40 ports worldwide, providing marine operators with our expertise, products and services on a global level.”
The expansion of MGO availability follows the recent launch of ExxonMobil Premium HDME 50, a new category of marine fuel that contains a low sulphur content associated with MGO and has the higher flashpoint and lower volatility properties typically found in heavy fuel oil (HFO). The new fuel has been formulated to meet the 2015 ECA sulphur limit and can help marine engineers to safely and efficiently operate their engines and boilers.
Throughout 2015, ExxonMobil continued to expand its ECA compliant fuel offer. For more information about ExxonMobil’s range of marine fuels and related services, please visit www.exxonmobil.com/marine.