SLUDGE CONTAMINATION IN MARINE DIESEL FUEL.

By TIM RIVARD (President FuelRight Canada) and BOB TATNALL (ex Dupont Chemicals)

The advent of ULSD (Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel) fuel has helped the industry achieve some of the goals for reducing emissions, but at a cost. Sulphur of itself acts as a disinfectant keep any bacterial contamination at bay. Remove the sulphur, as we have done and the likelihood of diesel bug in it’s various forms increases…..

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