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Fuel switchover programme from Videotel

Videotel has launched a new training programme to guide seafarers on fuel changeover processes in light of recently introduced regulations governing Emission Control Areas (ECAs).

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Titled “The Practical Management and Switching of Marine Fuels”, Videotel says the programme has been developed in part due to concerns from the U.S. Coast Guard about an increasing number of machinery space fuel leakages when vessels are switching to low sulphur fuel.

“It is critical that crews are aware of best practice when switching heavy marine fuel oil to low sulphur fuel because without proper training, serious operational problems can occur impairing a ship’s performance or even, in a worst case scenario, damaging a ship’s main or auxiliary engines, ” said Nigel Cleave, Videotel CEO.

The programme is available on DVD, Video on Demand (VOD), and e-Learning Computer Based Training (CBT).{/mprestriction}

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