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FUELLING THE FUTURE David Balston Director Safety & Environment UK Chamber of Shipping 20 June 2013.

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1 FUELLING THE FUTURE David Balston Director Safety & Environment UK Chamber of Shipping 20 June 2013

2 MINISTERIAL U TURN?

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4 4 Retrofit scrubbers LNG and alternate fuels Use of low sulphur fuel OPTIONS FOR MEETING THE REGULATIONS

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6 Lower sulphur fuel costs more... Range of values is $ per tonne, with an average of $315 per tonne. Assumes that fuel is available and can be imported. Refinery capacity and competition for middle distillate could cause a general increase in the price faced by all users. Effect on road diesel ~ 2.76p per litre = £720 Million in increased cost for drivers.

7 Ticket prices increase... Western Channel – Passengers; an average of 8% and 13%, – Lorries and unaccompanied trailers; between 8% and 29%, North Sea and container routes – Passengers; between 5% and 20%. – Lorries; between 5% and 21%; – Unaccompanied trailers and containers between 5% and 17% Unsurprisingly the longer the journey the greater the price increase

8 Estimate of Km’s switched to road in UK North Sea Western Channel

9 Route viability Western Channel

10 Route viability North Sea

11 11 Route closures Job losses Loss of business activity Negative environmental impacts TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS TO AVOID:

12 12 ANY QUESTIONS? UK CHAMBER OF SHIPPING


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