This brief article notes that on the heels of changes in refinery processes that have affected the composition of marine fuels, there has been both a rapid deterioration in ignition quality and a substantial increase in health hazards faced by engine room personnel. These effects were cited by the Norwegian Institute of Technology in a report on a program entitled "Possible Health Hazards by the Use of Fuel Oils."

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  • Publication Date: 1988-7

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  • Accession Number: 00655790
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM