Exhaust Gas Cleaning

Open Loop Scrubbers – An Overview

With the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap deadline getting closer, owners and operators are faced with having to make a significant operational and commercial decision – whether to continue operating on low sulphur fuel, post 2020, or whether to finance the retrofitting of a scrubber system to the vessel. Depending on the type of scrubber selected, retrofitting the system to an existing vessel can be a complex and expensive process. Setting aside the significant capital cost of the technology itself, the engineering required to integrate the scrubber system...

Low Sulphur Fuels – A Sustainable Compliance Method?

With the IMO imposed global deadline, under MARPOL Annex VI, of 1st January 2020 for 0.5% sulphur content of fuels drawing nearer, the importance of determining the optimum commercial and technical compliance solution for any given vessel is never higher. With scrubbers costing often in excess of $5 million to retrofit, the low investment option of switching to low sulphur fuels is certainly attractive to many owners and operators...

Overview of Scrubber Technologies

With the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap deadline getting closer, owners and operators are faced with having to make a significant operational and commercial decision – whether to continue operating on low sulphur fuel, post 2020, or whether to finance the retrofitting of a scrubber system to the vessel. Cleanship Solutions has developed this guide on scrubber technologies, including the benefits and drawbacks of each system.

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