Yara Installs Scrubber System on Record-Setting 80MW Ship Engine

Oslo-based Yara Marine Technologies says it has installed an inline hybrid scrubber system on board an ultra-large containership in what is believed to be the largest installation of exhaust gas cleaning system to date. Yara said the exhaust gas cleaning system was installed for an undisclosed customer in the ultra-large container segment. At 80 megawatts, the engine is … [Read more...]

World’s Biggest Boxships Will Be Fitted with Scrubbers

Hyundai Merchant Marine will fit its 23,000 TEU megaships with exhaust gas cleaning systems to meet the International Maritime Organization's low sulphur fuel regulations. South Korea's number one shipping line has hired Finnish technology company Valmet to supply the so-called scrubber systems for the seven newbuilds under construction at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & … [Read more...]

NYK Secures ‘Green Loan’ for Scrubber Installs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) - Japanese transport group NYK has secured a ¥9bn ($81m) syndicated ‘green’ loan, supported by eight domestic financial institutions for the installation of scrubber systems on its vessels. And Hyundai Merchant Marine said it had signed a MoU to establish a ‘win-win fund’ for scrubber installation, with five South Korean companies investing … [Read more...]

Shipowners Fret IMO 2020 as Ports Ban Open-Loop Scrubbers

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney LONDON, March 19 (Reuters) - More ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of the cheapest options for meeting new environmental shipping rules. The growing number of destinations imposing stricter regulations than those set by the International Maritime … [Read more...]

Stena Bulk Opts for Scrubbers on 16 Tankers

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has announced a major investment in scrubber systems to be installed on sixteen of its vessels before the IMO's new sulphur emissions cap deadline. The company says the sixteen exhaust gas cleaning units will be installed on board 10 IMOIIMAXes, 5 Suezmaxes, and one of its standard MR vessels. The systems represent a total investment of … [Read more...]