Equipment
DHT willing to install scrubbers
DHT co-CEO Svein Moxnes Harfjeld reveals intention to install scrubbers in the company's fleet in his recent note to shareholders. Following is a part of the letter:   "Dear Shareholder, Thank you for your continued interest and support...
2018-12-06 08:46:55
China opposes open-loop scrubber
It turned out that China sticks to anti-open-loop scrubber stance. According to Splash, the Chinese government intends to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers along its rivers. The Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (CMSA) is to announce the...
2018-12-06 08:30:01
Scrubber installations may peak at 6,000
It is forecasted that the number of ships equipped with scrubber will reach its peak at 6,000.  During 'Platts Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference' which has recently been held in Athens, Greece, S&P Global Platts Analytics noted tha...
2018-12-06 08:29:06
Scorpios adopts scrubbers in fleets
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE:SALT) (“Scorpio Bulkers,” or the “Company”) announced that as part of its previously announced program to install exhaust gas cleaning systems across its fleet, it has entered into an agreement with third partie...
2018-12-05 08:43:45
Thordon Bearings offers water-lubricated bearings
Thordon Bearings has completed a range of water-lubricated and grease-free bearing installations to a third salt lugger in the Salinor/Navenor fleet, following the successful retrofitting of bearings to problematic newbuilds. The Brazilian own...
2018-12-05 08:38:42
Singapore kicks out open-loop scrubbers
Singapore MPA Chief Executive Andrew Tan stated that his agency would prohibit the discharge of wash water from open-loop exhaust gas scrubbers in Singapore port waters. In Singapore Registry of Ships (SRS) Forum recently took place, he said t...
2018-12-05 08:36:53
KOMERI arranged project workshop
The Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute (KOMERI) held a strategic workshop during November 29-30. Staffs from 16 companies participated in developing viable strategies, especially for onboard tests, certificates, and network building. KO...
2018-12-05 08:36:23
China testing boxship-carried LNG transport
China is conducting a test utilizing a containership to transport LNG cargoes. Foreign media and industry sources told that Chinese government agencies including National Development and Reform Commission, National Energy Administration, and M...
2018-12-05 08:35:45
KR publishes EGCS information doc.
The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has recently published technical information document on scrubber (Exhaust Gas Cleaning System, EGCS) with the goal of dealing with the enhancement of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO's) SOx emis...
2018-12-05 08:34:18
"BWTS' failure rates reach up to 80%"
It turned out that flaws have appeared in four out of five ballast treatment water systems (BWTSs) operated by the member companies of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO).  Tim Wilkins, Environment Dire...
2018-12-05 08:33:33
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