Clean Marine set to cut scrubber costs

Oslo, Norway, headquartered exhaust gas cleaning system specialist Clean Marine is launching a next generation SOx scrubber that promises big reductions in shipowners’ investment and installation costs as well as lower scrubber

LiqTech books $8.4 million order for scrubber filtration systems

As more owners specify closed-loop scrubbers, Ballerup, Denmark based LiqTech International, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIQT), which manufactures and markets highly specialized filtration technologies, has won it’s largest single order to date for its

ExxonMobil confirms availability of Mobilgard 540 cylinder oil for use with 0.50% sulfur fuels

ExxonMobil says that its new 40BN cylinder oil, Mobilgard 540, will be available from September 2, 2019. The lubricant has been specifically formulated for use with 0.50% sulfur fuels that comply with

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

DNV GL offers web-based IMO 2020 SIP app

DNV GL says that preparation is key as the days count down to the entry into force of the IMO 2020 0.5% sulfur cap. To help with implementation, the classification society is

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

New guidance on gas and other low flashpoint fuels

A new ABS Advisory on Gas and Other Low Flashpoint Fuels provides guidance on available technologies, regulatory requirements and installation and operational considerations for adopting gas or other low flash point fuels.

Study indicates scrubber wash water has little impact in ports

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 says that the preliminary results of an independent study indicate that accumulated concentrations of residues from exhaust gas scrubber wash water are at very low levels

ClassNK releases guidelines on low-flashpoint fuels

Classification society ClassNK has released Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels (Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol / LPG). ClassNK notes that stricter environmental regulations are being enforced. It says that, in theory, ships using alternative

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