EN590 Certified fuel - no guarantee for reliable tug operation 


Fuel is often not as clean as you might think. Although the EN590 standard determines the acceptable fuel contamination level in mg/kg and water content in ppm, tugboats using EN590-certified fuel still risk breakdown from contamination......

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Operating with bad quality fuel, you risk:


Wear on injector
- risk of leakage

Bacteria growth
- risk of blockage of filters

Condensation in
fuel storage tank
- risk of engine breakdown


June 2018