Tag: Clean Shipping Alliance 2020

CSA 2020 executive director comments on bunker prices
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CSA 2020 executive director comments on bunker prices

Ian Adams, executive director of the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 has released a statement on current bunker prices and the use of marine scrubbers, also known as exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS).  “Given the unprecedented circumstances we all find ourselves, we should not dwell too much on the narrowing fuel price spread. Bunker prices will...

CSA 2020 shipowners tell of scrubber experiences
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CSA 2020 shipowners tell of scrubber experiences

Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 are advising those shipowners looking to install marine exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), also known as scrubbers, as way of meeting the 2020 global sulphur cap requirements to ensure that manufacturers, shipyards and installers are using quality, high-end materials. Based on the collective experience gained from more...

CSA 2020 applauds DFDS for a decade of successful scrubber operations
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CSA 2020 applauds DFDS for a decade of successful scrubber operations

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has congratulated Danish ferry operator DFDS for ten years of successful scrubber operation. The CSA has applauded the shipping company for successfully operating for more than 50,000 hours with an exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) onboard its 37,939gt roro Ficaria Seaways. Ficaria Seaways, one of the first ro-ro vessels...

HFO and scrubbers could help meet GHG targets
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HFO and scrubbers could help meet GHG targets

  A study published by Norway’s SINTEF has found that exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), also known as scrubbers, used alongside heavy fuel oil (HFO) can help to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Chief scientist Dr Elizabeth Lindstad concluded that from well-to-wake the continued use of HSFO or HFO (heavy fuel oil) with an...

Scrubber wash water not harmful to environment, finds study
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Scrubber wash water not harmful to environment, finds study

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has welcomed the preliminary results of an independent study presented by Dutch research organisation CE Delft, that indicates accumulated concentrations of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS, or “scrubbers”) wash water components are at very low levels and well below applicable regulatory limits. The study, presented to international delegates of...

CSA 2020 responds to concerns around scrubbers
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CSA 2020 responds to concerns around scrubbers

The Clean Shipping Association (CSA) 2020 has released a statement in response to Environmental NGOs and lobby groups’ concerns relating to Exhaust Gas Clean Systems (EGCS), also known as scrubbers, which are used to meet international regulations on ships’ sulphur emissions. “Collectively CSA 2020 is dismayed at media reports from activist groups that are making...

20 ports confirm no plan to ban open-loop scrubbers
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20 ports confirm no plan to ban open-loop scrubbers

The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has received written approvals and no-objection letters from several Port Authorities around the world indicating they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters. Following successful meetings between port officials and CSA 2020 Executive Committee members, the ports approached indicated that they do...

Wallenius Wilhelmsen supports scrubbers and joins CSA 2020
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen supports scrubbers and joins CSA 2020

Wallenius Wilhelmsen is the latest shipowner to join the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), an organisation that provides education and support on the use of scrubbers for cleaner and compliant shipping operations. To comply with the IMO’s 0.5 per cent global sulphur cap, the Norwegian/Swedish shipping company plans to install scrubbers across 23 of its...

Scrubber washwater safe for ocean environment, finds study
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Scrubber washwater safe for ocean environment, finds study

A three-year study has found that scrubber washwater is “effective and safe for the ocean environment”, according to Ian Adams, executive director, Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020. The study, which was led by Carnival, compared 281 washwater samples from 53 scrubber-equipped cruise ships to generate the largest washwater data set in the marine industry. The...

CSA raises concerns over EC scrubber proposal
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CSA raises concerns over EC scrubber proposal

The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has expressed strong concerns about a proposal submitted by the European Commission (EC) urging the IMO to change its scrubber guidelines. The proposal, which the EC submitted to the IMO this month calls for “evaluation and harmonisation” of scrubber discharges across all ports, world-wide. The proposal is intended...

Base port discharge rules on scientific fact, urges CSA 2020
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Base port discharge rules on scientific fact, urges CSA 2020

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has called upon the global maritime industry to ensure it does not single out scrubber washwater when coastal states and port authorities adopt local regulations to reduce the impact of shipping on ports and harbours. CSA has responded to reports that coastal states and ports are implementing rules that...