Ban on heavy fuel oil
The Governor of Svalbard will remind about the ban on heavy fuel oil. The regulation was introduced in 2007.
It is prohibited to bring or use heavy fuel oil in:
- Northeast Svalbard Nature Reserve
- Southeast Svalbard Nature Reserve
- Northwest Spitsbergen National Park
- Forlandet National Park
- South Spitsbergen National Park
Vessels entering these areas are required to carry DMA (in accordance with ISO 8217 Fuel Standard).