From 1st of January 2015, the EU Sulphur Directive 2012/33/EU requires a cut in sulphur emissions from all vessels operating on the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the English channel (the Sulphur Emissions Areas SECA).
This means that ships must use fuel with a maximum of 0.1% sulphur content or adopt alternative solutions that achieve an equivalent effect.
This will result in increased fuel costs and a new SECA surcharge from the shipping lines. NTEX will therefore introduce a surcharge for each traffic area as below.
Prices based on 'charge weight'. LTL prices are per 100kg