The UAE Maritime Administration requires from the ships planning to receive bunker with Sulphur content of more than (0.5% m/m) in UAE waters and ports to provide the port authority with a copy of the valid International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate (IAPP Certificate).
ore specifically, port authorities in UAE are requested to confirm, prior to approving the bunkering operations for High Sulphur Fuel (HSF), a copy of the IAPP certificate is obtained from the receiving ship to ensure the existence of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems EGCS (scrubber).
This comes accordance with Regulation 4 and 14 of Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).
Ports authorities are also requested to update their format related to bunkering request as per the abovementioned requirements.
During October, the first low-carbon ammonia test shipment from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Germany was successfully completed with its arrival at multi-metal manufacturer Aurubis.
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) handled the test cargo at the climate-neutral Container Terminal Altenwerder in Hamburg.
The hydrogen supplied by ADNOC was shipped in the form of the hydrogen derivative ammonia.