How Hapag-Lloyd will handle $1 billion in added low sulfur fuel costs

OCTOBER 8, 2018 — Hapag-Lloyd says that the IMO global 0.5% sulfur cap on marine fuel will hit it with an estimated $1 billion in additional costs in its initial years, assuming

Orders for scrubbers show sharp increase

JULY 30, 2018 — A recently completed survey of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA) members reports a rapidly accelerating uptake of marine scrubbers with 71 scrubbers ordered in May 2018 alone.

ABS updates its scrubber advisory

JULY 24, 2018 — Classification society ABS has updated the ABS Advisory on Exhaust Gas Scrubber Systems (Scrubber Advisory, providing deeper insights into installation and operational considerations for existing vessels. “Many in

Wärtsilä ups expectations for its Marine Solutions business

JULY 19, 2018 — Releasing its half year financial report, covering the period January-June 2018, Wärtsilä noted a good development in orders received, with intake increasing by 14% to EUR 1.5 billion (about

Monitoring scrubber wash water just got easier

APRIL 17, 2018 — The Global 0.5% Sulfur Cap is set to go into effect by 2020 and shipowners will only have a handful of choices to comply. One of those is

Planning a scrubber retrofit? Here’s what you need to know

DECEMBER 28, 2017 — Looking at current conditions of the industry and expected cost and availability of low-sulfur marine fuel after two years, the Wilhelmsen Group expects that many shipowners will consider

Norwegian Cruise Line retrofits two more ships with scrubbers

OCTOBER 18, 2017 — Norwegian Cruise Line now has eight cruise ships equipped with Exhaust Gas Cleaning systems, following the successful retrofitting of scrubbers on two of its ships, Norwegian Sun and

Korean RoPax ferry to have Wartsila scrubber

MAY 17, 2017 — Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply an exhaust gas cleaning system for a new Korean ferry. The 31,000 gross tonnage RoPax vessel is being built for Weidong Ferry

Third Matson Alaska box ship now fitted with scrubber

MAY 17, 2017 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) has welcomed Matson Anchorage back to Alaska following three months of work to upgrade the vessel, including the installation of new equipment that virtually

Finnlines and Alfa Laval sign PureSOX performance agreement

APRIL 12, 2017 — Finnish shipping operator Finnlines, which is part of the Grimaldi Group, has placed a service order with Alfa Laval to optimize the performance of its existing Alfa Laval