Tag: Scrubbers

Polaris Shipping orders seven open-loop scrubbers
Post

Polaris Shipping orders seven open-loop scrubbers

Polaris Shipping will retrofit seven of its vessels with Langh Tech open-loop scrubbers. The agreement between Langh Tech, Polaris Shipping, and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding (STX O&S) includes four 180K bulkers and three 300K VLOCs. The scrubber installations will be done as turn key deliveries by STX O&S. Delivery of components for the multi-inlet scrubbers...

BIMCO confirms China has not placed a full ban on scrubbers
Post

BIMCO confirms China has not placed a full ban on scrubbers

BIMCO has revealed that China’s ban on open-loop scrubbers in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) may extend to cover all Chinese waters in the near future. BIMCO said that sources familiar with the open-loop scrubber ban have confirmed that while the ban is currently limited to China’s ECAs, a full ban on open-loop scrubbers is not...

China bans open-loop scrubbers
Post

China bans open-loop scrubbers

China has officially banned the use of open-loop scrubbers in the country’s Emission Control Areas (ECAs) from January 1, 2019. The ban will prohibit vessels from using open-loop scrubbers that discharge wastewater. The ban does not apply to closed-loop scrubbers. Vessels installed with open-loop mode only scrubbers will have to switch to an alternative fuel...

Eastern Pacific Shipping secures $40m for scrubbers
Post

Eastern Pacific Shipping secures $40m for scrubbers

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has secured a US $40 million green loan from BNP Paribas for the purchase and installation of scrubbers on a fleet owned by Quantum Pacific Shipping (QPS). The green loan can only be used for investments that are sustainable and have a positive impact on the environment. The loan was made...