Petroleum Products - Fuels (Class F) - Specifications of Marine Fuels
This National Standard of Canada is equivalent to International
Standard ISO 8217:1987.
1.1 This International Standard specifies the requirements for petroleum
fuels for marine use in diesel engines and boilers, for the guidance of
interested parties such as marine equipment designers, and suppliers and
purchasers of marine fuels.
Requirements for gas turbine fuels used in marine applications are specified in
This International Standard sets out the required properties of the fuels at
the time and place of custody transfer.
1.2 This International Standard describes four categories of distillate fuel,
one for diesel engines for emergency purposes, and the other three for general
purposes. There are also ten categories of fuel containing residual components
for which a density limit is specified. Five categories of fuel are specified
without a density limit.
1.3 This International Standard takes account of the international
requirements for flash point as given by the International Maritime
Organization (IMO) Convention for Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974, Amendment
1, Chapter II - 2, Regulation 15.
1.4 The categories of fuels in this International Standard have been
classified in accordance with ISO 8216-1.
1.5 This International Standard does not imply the availability of all the
categories of fuel at all ports.
1.6 Annexes A and B are included for information and do not form a mandatory
part of this International Standard.