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Wärtsilä Scrubber Wins Type Approval in China

VLCC

Wärtsilä’s exhaust gas cleaning system has received a Type Approval from the China Classification Society (CCS).

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Quality Materials Essential in Scrubber Installations

Scrubber

The quality of materials and coatings used is the most important factor in optimizing EGCS safety.

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WWF Seeking Ban on Open-Loop Scrubbers in Canada

Canada

WWF-Canada has supported a ban on the use of open-loop scrubbers and discharges from hybrid scrubbers.

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Essar Shipping to Install Scrubbers on Four Ships

Smiti VLCC

Essar Shipping is planning to install scrubbers on four out of its 12 owned vessels.

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Boomsma Shipping Opts for Scrubbers Ahead of IMO 2020

The company will fit up to three vessels with scrubbers.

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CSA 2020: Malaysia's Scrubber Ban Will Affect 200 Companies

Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 have expressed disappointment in the decision.

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Hamburg Fines Tanker for Violating Open-Loop Scrubber Ban

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Authorities in Germany have imposed a record fine to a Mashall Islands-flagged tanker for breaching an open-loop ...

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Malaysia Prohibits Open-Loop Scrubbers in Its Waters

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Malaysia has decided to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers by vessels operating in the country's waters.

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TORM to Equip Ten More Ships with Scrubbers

This brings the total number of planned scrubber installations to 44.

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Capital Product Partners Eyes Scrubbers for Six More Ships

Capital Product Partners is looking to equip at least six more ships with scrubbers in the coming period.

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Genco Installs Scrubbers on 11 Capesizes, Six More to Go

Bulker

Three units are being fitted with scrubbers, while the remaining three are to start installation in the coming weeks.

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Wärtsilä's Earnings Dented by Low Scrubber Demand

Wärtsilä

The decline in order intake reflected weak vessel contracting and softened demand for scrubber systems.

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Higher Charter Rates Help Safe Bulkers Remain Profitable

bulker

Safe Bulkers wrapped up the third quarter of 2019 with a profit, driven by an increase in charter rates.

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Demand for Scrubbers to Last at Least 30 Years, EGCSA Says

Scrubbers

There will be at least 4,000 ships fitted with scrubbers in 2020, Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Association estimates.

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Clean Marine, FMSI Merge to Increase Scrubber Market Share

shipping

Scrubber developers Clean Marine and FMSI have unveiled their intention to merge.

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Gard: Challenges with the Use of Exhaust Gas Scrubbers

Shipping

In time, the related parties will gain experience and the frequency of scrubber-related incidents will decrease.

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NYK Takes Delivery of First Scrubber-Fitted VLCC

NYK crude oil tanker Tanzawa

The vessel was handed over on October 3 at Japan Marine United Corporation's Kure shipyard.

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Eagle Bulk Secures USD 34 Mn Loan for Scrubbers

Bulker

Net loan proceeds will be used for capital expenditures relating to the installation of scrubbers.

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Wijnne Barends to Fit Four More Vessels with Scrubbers

Lammy

The company said that the installation will take place in March and May 2020.

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Maersk Tankers Readies Its Pool for IMO 2020

Maersk Tankers

The company made changes to its Bunker Adjustment tool to accommodate scrubber-fitted vessels.

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DryShips: Scrubbers, BWTSs Installed Onboard 7 Vessels

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DryShips completes the dry-docking and installation of BWTSs and scrubbers on seven of its vessels.

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