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If you want to know exactly why the EU and the US are introducing low-sulphur legislation in their coastal regions, this is the article to read. From Reuters, via gCaptain, comes this disturbing report on just how much environmental and health damage shipping is causing in China, and it centres on sulphur levels in bunker fuel. “One containership cruising along the coast of China emits as much diesel pollution as 500,000 new Chinese trucks in a single day,” a report by the US-based Natural Resources Defence Council claimed.

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