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 8217:2017 – 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