17 September 2018
Fossil fuels set a lot of tongues wagging. The use of diesel and heating oil is strongly discouraged from political corners. But the measures that are taken are not in line with the technology-neutral approach on which the sector is urging.
Established in 1994, Premier Marinas Ltd owns and operates several of the UK’s most prestigious marinas all based on the South Coast (Eastbourne Marina, Brighton Marina, Chichester Marina, Southsea, Port Solent, Gosport, Swanwick, Noss-on Dart, Falmouth Marina).
As a consequence of a European Union directive on payment services - Payment Services Directive (PSD 2) aka Directive (EU) 2015/2366 - in the future it will only be allowed to use fuel cards for goods and services related to mobility.
The Council of Ministers recently approved a preliminary draft law providing for a new reimbursement procedure for professional diesel fuel in the context of the partial exemption from the special excise duty for certain categories of professional transport operators (+ 3.5 tonnes).