CIMAC WG07 | Guideline on the Interpretation of Marine Fuel Analysis Test Results

This guideline follows on from the CIMAC WG7 guideline No 09:2014 [1] which set out the differences between the ISO 4259 approach and that adopted under MARPOL Annex VI in respect of fuel sulphur content test results. However, it is important to understand that this ISO 4259 approach is also applied generally to the interpretation of all marine fuel analysis test results.

Therefore this guideline has been developed in order to provide information on how to apply the ISO 4259 approach to the interpretation of the analysis test results in respect of those marine fuel characteristics given in ISO 8217 from both the recipient and the supplier perspectives.

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