Published Nov 22, 2019

“Less sulphur means more bugs,” commented microbial monitoring company LuminUltra’s newly appointed director of global business development Patrick Taylor. He was referring to the blending of biodiesel with HSFO and distillates, which go towards reducing the amount of SOx emitted during the combustion process.

“The addition of biodiesel will reduce the sulphur content, but ship operators do need to be aware this can result in increased microbial influenced corrosion,” he said.

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