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Taiwan: Yang Ming takes delivery of scrubber-equipped container vessel “YM Trillion”

Ship, built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, is the last of 14 11,000 TEU newbuildings ordered by the firm and has been deployed on the firm’s Trans-Pacific service PN3.

Sep 23 2022

Wärtsilä and Maersk develop solution to prevent scrubber discharge pipe corrosion

‘Pipe in pipe’ solution is designed to solve corrosion problems associated with open-loop scrubber washwater discharge; majority scrubber systems installed are of open-loop configuration.

Sep 05 2022

TORM acquires 75% ownership stake in Danish scrubber manufacturer ME Production

TORM has purchased 75% ownership from the present owner and founder, Jens Peter Faldt, with him maintaining 25% ownership of MEP and continuing his role as MEP CEO.

Aug 18 2022

Capital takes delivery of scrubber-equipped, ammonia- and LNG-ready VLCC from South Korea

“M/T Amore Mio”, built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, is the first of two ammonia and LNG fuel ready sister ships to be delivered in 2022, said the firm.

Aug 15 2022

DHT Holdings commits USD 25 million to retrofit eight vessels with scrubbers in Q4 2022

Company expects to complete the retrofit programme on vessels, which are of Eco-design and built between 2015 and 2018, during Q1 2023.

Aug 12 2022

Taiwan: Yang Ming names new scrubber-equipped container vessel “YM Throne”

Ship is the 13th of 14 11,000 TEU newbuildings ordered by the firm and will be deployed on the firm’s Trans-Pacific service PN3 after its delivery on 31 August.

Aug 08 2022

Safe Bulkers fleet undergoes scrubber installations, environmental upgrades for 2022

Company is pursuing a vessel upgrade programme during dry-dockings, investing about USD 2.2 million for 2022, which involves environmental upgrades including using low friction paints.

Aug 01 2022

Unique Group wins multi-million-dollar vessel scrubber contract from ADNOC Logistics

Scope of supply under this contract will include design, manufacture and installation of exhaust gas scrubber systems on three tanker vessels.

Jul 26 2022

VLSFO premium of USD 200/tonne increases scrubber advantage, observes BIMCO

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Niels Rasmussen looks at the price spread between HSFO and VLSFO and the advantage of having a scrubber installed.

Apr 01 2022

Value Maritime and Carbon Collectors to study CCUS solution onboard MGO-fuelled tugs

Carbon Collectors is currently designing a custom fleet of power-efficient tugs with the construction of the first vessels scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2024.

Mar 29 2022

JR Shipping retrofits another container feeder vessel with filter and carbon capture system

Filter and carbon capture system will be now be installed on JR Shipping’s container feeder vessel “MV Energy”, in addition to “MV Endeavor”.

Mar 28 2022

Integr8 Fuels: High LNG prices boost conventional bunker demand, scrubbers stand to benefit

LNG as bunker fuel has lost its competitiveness to conventional fuels with operators of LNG vessels increasingly buying VLSFO and LSMGO, shows report.

Feb 11 2022

KR awards AIP for Korea’s first ‘Onboard Carbon Capture and Storage System’

Optimised wet absorption type carbon dioxide capture device developed by SHI and Panasia is the result of three years of joint research and development.

Feb 04 2022

DuPont offloads scrubber unit, clean tech businesses to private equity consortium

BroadPeak Global LP, Asia Green Fund and The Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company has launched Elessent Clean Technologies on 1 January 2022

Jan 04 2022

Argus Media: Asian LSFO margins at record high on tight supply

Asian 0.5pc sulphur marine fuel margins has risen to highest levels since Argus started assessing it in March 2020, against persistent tight supply and continued utility demand.

Jan 03 2022

Alphaliner: Population of scrubber-fitted containerships increased by 25% during 2021

Total capacity of the scrubber-fitted fleet now equals 7.52 Mteu – just shy of 30% of the total container fleet, up from 25% at the start of the year.

Jan 03 2022

Langh Tech researches simultaneous use of scrubbers as carbon capture devices

CO2 capture feature could be applied to any Langh Tech closed loop or hybrid scrubber systems with relatively low-cost impact, with only minor changes to existing system.

Dec 20 2021

ABS: Lessons learned from scrubber installation and operation

Scrubbers have been operating in marine environments for almost 30 years, so owners were not exactly entering a brave new world of technology, says ABS.

Oct 07 2021

Green fleet: Making a difference for environment and bottom line

‘Tackling climate change is too big a challenge for one organisation to fix alone. Radical carbon reduction throughout supply chains is an absolute necessity,’ states UECC spokesman.

Sep 15 2021

Alphaliner: Scrubber-fitted containerships joining world fleet has ‘slowed sharply’

Total number of scrubber-fitted ships reached 785 units of 6.95 million teu at end June and it since increased to 816 ships and 7.10 Mteu.

Aug 12 2021

Ecospray introduces Wet Electrostatic Precipitator to remove visible exhaust smoke from stack

WESP can be integrated into an existing DeSOx tower or installed as a stand-alone unit, for both Open Loop and Hybrid EGCS systems.

Aug 10 2021

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