Vessel General Permit (VGP)

We are pleased to confirm that Vickers’ HYDROX BIOECOSURE HSE and BIOGREASE EP2 ranges of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) meet the detailed ecological definitions and requirements laid down in the 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP).  The VGP, published by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will apply to all vessels entering US waters from 19th December 2013.

BIOGEAR XP is expected to comply with the conditions described in the VGP and we are waiting for some additional data to confirm this.

We will continue to keep you informed but if you have any questions or wish to discuss this matter further please do not hesitate to contact us directly.