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SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts launches new 0.1% sulfur bunker fuel assessment at St. Petersburg

S&P Global Platts has launched a daily delivered bunkers assessment for 0.1% sulfur fuel oil at St Petersburg, Russia, effective February 1, 2019.

The new assessment for St Petersburg reflects an RMD 80 specification, including a maximum sulfur content of 0.1%.

The launch follows an announcement by Platts on November 23, 2018 that it would begin publishing this assessment from February 1, 2019. The announcement can be viewed at:

https://www.spglobal.com/platts/en/our-methodology/subscriber-notes/112318-pl atts-to-launch-new-01-sulfur-bunker-fuel-assessment-at-st-petersburg

The use of 0.1% sulfur ULSFO at St Petersburg has steadily grown since the maximum sulfur content allowed to be burnt on ships was reduced to 0.1% in the Baltic and NWE ECA zone in January 2015.

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