Keeping up with the latest ISO 8217 specifications

Keeping up with the latest ISO 8217 specifications

The ISO 8217 specifications for marine fuels are constantly evolving. In the last 12 years we have had 4 different editions each with minor improvements to the previous version. In this article we discuss the changes in ISO 8217:2017, suppliers willingness to switch and why it’s important for the industry to adapt.

 

Links to the last 3 editions are available below:

 

ISO 8217:2005
ISO 8217:2010
ISO 8217:2012

 

ISO 8217:2017 – what’s different?

 

Fatty Acid Methyl Esters [FAME]

Three new grades of distillate fuel have been added, all starting with the letters ‘DF’ which stand for ‘Distillate FAME’: DFA, DFZ and DFB.

These all allow up to 7% FAME […] Read more