Malaysian scrubber discharge ban “not likely science-based” says CSA 2020

Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 are disappointed by Malaysia’s decision to prohibit the use of open-loop exhaust gas cleaning systems, or scrubbers, in its coastal waters. As we reported earlier,

Torm to postpone some scrubber installations until 2020

In its latest quarterly report, Copenhagen-headquartered products tanker operator Torm says it has decided to postpone some scrubber installations to the first and the second quarter of 2020. Torm says it expects

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Eagle Bulk takes delivery of two 2015-built SDARI-64s

Stamford, Conn., headquartered Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE) has has taken delivery of first two of six Ultramax drybulk vessels that it recently agreed to acquire under two agreements worth a

CSA 2020 members welcome findings of SINTEF study

Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), which represents shipowners who have invested in exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) have welcomed a study published in June by Norway’s SINTEF, one

Scorpio Tankers loses less, gets scrubber financing

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) has reported its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2019. For the three months ended June 30, 2019, the company’s net loss was

4,000 shipowners need to know: Where is it O.K. to scrub?

The Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGSA) reports that the number of ships fitted with scrubbers when the IMO 2020 sulfur cap enters force on January 1, 2020 is expected to be

Matson to retrofit six more ships with scrubbers

Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX)  has begun the installation of exhaust gas scrubbers on six vessels deployed in its Hawaii and China-Long Beach Express services as part of its strategy to comply with

BIMCO and INTERTANKO issue guidance on scrubbers

INTERTANKO and BIMCO have issued a joint guidance on the potential contractual issues that could arise when chartering ships fitted with exhaust gas scrubbers. Produced with the assistance of the North of

South Africa approves scrubber use

The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has welcomed a decision by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) to accept all types of approved exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), or scrubbers,

Chinese owner to install Alfa Laval scrubbers on 31 ships

Alfa Laval says that a leading Chinese shipping company has chosen PureSOx scrubber systems for exhaust gas cleaning on 31 vessels in its fleet and has also signed a far-ranging service agreement,