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Genco: Comprehensive IMO 2020 Strategy

Aug 08, 2019

Genco Shipping & Trading said that a comprehensive IMO 2020 strategy underway and four of its capesize vessels have had scrubbers successfully installed to date, and it anticipate its remaining capesize vessels to be scrubber-equipped by the end of 2019…

Valmet Scubbers for 10 COSCO Boxships

Jul 01, 2019

Valmet will supply exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubber system) for ten container vessels of COSCO Shipping Lines Co., Ltd. The scrubber systems will be installed in existing vessels in China in 2019.The project is executed in co-operation with Health Lead Development Ltd…

Okeanis Gets Funds for Scrubber Retrofit

Jun 30, 2019

The Piraeus-based shipping company Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp announced that it has secured commitment to a $11 million secured loan facility for its scrubber retrofit project from BNP Paribas.The tankers company, owned by the Alafouzos family…

Danish Shippers to Install Scrubbers

Jun 28, 2019

Denmark-based shipping companies prefer to install exhaust gas purification systems, the so-called scrubbers, on their ships.'The scrubbers clean the exhaust smoke from the engines and thereby remove Sulphur and other particles which enable the ships to meet new international requirements…

Haugen Joins Pacific Green Exec Team

Jun 18, 2019

Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (PGTK), owner of the ENVI-Marine and ENVI-Clean Exhaust Gas Scrubbing Systems, appointed Atle Haugen as Sales Director, Marine Direct Sales.Haugen joins from the international exhaust gas scrubbing business, Clean Marine AS…

New Scrubber Service Station at Portland Port

Jun 17, 2019

Intermarine UK struck an agreement with a Chinese manufacturer to make the Port of Portland one of the UK’s centers for scrubber installation.Intermarine President Slawomir Kalicki signed the agreement at Norshipping in Oslo with counterpart…

HMM Intros Scrubber Installation Fund

Mar 21, 2019

South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a win-win fund for scrubber installation in preparation for IMO 2020 and to seek cooperation in the shipping-related industries…

Scrubber Safe for Environment: Carnival

Mar 07, 2019

Carnival Corporation has released the results of an independent, two-year scientific scrubber wash-water study.The study shows the company’s advanced air quality systems (i.e. scrubbers) are in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 requirements…

Pacific Green Appoints Iain Lees as CEO

Jan 30, 2019

Pacific Green Technologies has announced the  appointment of Iain Lees as Chief Operating Officer to support company growth initiatives around proprietary emission control systems for marine vessels.The owner of the ENVI-Marine and ENVI-Clean…

IMO 2020: Fujairah Tightens Exhaust Rules Ahead of 2020

Jan 23, 2019

Key Middle East oil terminal bans open-loop scrubbersFujairah in the United Arab Emirates has become the latest major port to ban a type of fuel exhaust cleaning system to comply with a coming tightening in rules regarding global sulphur emissions…

Scrubber Manufacturers Slams Singapore Open-Loop Scrubbers Ban

Dec 05, 2018

Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA) has attacked Singapore's restrictions on open-loop versions of the systems as 'disappointing' and 'politically motivated.'The scrubber manufacturing industry body said in a press release: 'The…

MPC Container Ships Buys More Scrubbers

Nov 30, 2018

Norwegian oner and operator of container vessels MPC Container Ships (MPCC) has exercised options to equip additional five vessels with exhaust gas cleaning systems.The scrubber investments are expected to be financed with cash on hand and available debt capacity on the MPCC's existing fleet…

Hapag-Lloyd Commits to EGCS Retrofitting

Nov 22, 2018

German container shipping major Hapag-Lloyd announced its plan to retrofit ten vessels with Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS). Ten Hamburg Class vessels (13,000 TEU) to be retrofitted in 2019 and 2020, it said.Hapag-Lloyd has ordered ten Hybrid Ready Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS)…

MPC Container Ships Plans Huge Investment in Scrubbers

Nov 15, 2018

The Oslo-based feeder tonnage owner MPC Container Ships has committed to buy exhaust gas cleaning systems  (scrubbers) for five of its ships, with an option to buy ten times as many additional scrubber systems.Under the agreement, the scrubbers…

TORM, ME Production and GSI JV for Production for Scrubbers

Nov 09, 2018

Danish shipping company TORM has established a joint venture with scrubber manufacturer ME Production and Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI).The joint venture, ME Production China, will manufacture and install scrubbers in China and deliver…

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