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Alfa Laval’s HCO filter technology approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo
Alfa Laval’s Moatti 290 filter for hydraulic control oil (HCO) has now been approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo on its modern two-stroke engines. 27 Apr 2018
Alfa Laval tool cuts oily water discharge risk
Non-compliant discharge of oily water continues to be an expensive environmental threat but Alfa Lava is providing peace of mind to ship owners and operators with its new standalone monitoring tool. 06 Mar 2018
PureBallast system minimises environmental footprint
A new ballast water management system aims to minimise its environmental footprint and installation costs. 23 Oct 2017
SOx scrubber provides reliability
Ship owners could see greater reliability and compliance with their exhaust cleaning service using Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers. 31 Aug 2017
White paper on bilge water non-compliance
A new white paper from Alfa Laval addresses ship owner concerns to ensure vessel compliance with global bilge water regulations. 27 Apr 2017
Alfa Laval scrubbers for Grimaldi Group
The Grimaldi Group has placed orders for seven hybrid Alfa Laval PureSOx systems with U-design scrubbers. 23 Dec 2016
HP Wegener saves €1.5m with scrubber installation
Reederei HP Wegener has installed the Alfa Laval PureSOx on two container vessels as a solution for meeting sulphur emission limits. 10 Aug 2016
VLEC order for Alfa Laval PureNOx
Alfa Laval’s PureNOx water treatment solution – PureNOx Prime – has been chosen for use in Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) systems on board five very large ethane carriers (VLEC) to be operated by United Ethane Carriers (UEC). 25 May 2016
Alfa Laval PureSOx U design
Swedish heat and fluid specialist, Alfa Laval, has announced that its PureSOx scrubber is now available in a U-design with greatly reduced dimensions. 11 May 2016
Alfa Laval’s PureBallast 2500 for Stena DrillMAX ICE
The largest Alfa Laval PureBallast system available is to be installed by Stena on one of its drilling ships. 15 Jan 2010
Spares company boss imprisoned
The controversy over 'unofficial' spare parts from a few years ago looks likely to reignite after the imprisonment of the managing director of a separator spares company. 01 Jun 2010
New general manager for Alfa Laval Marine & Diesel
Joakim Thölin has been appointed general manager, segment Marine & Diesel at Alfa Laval AB, effective as of April 1, 2010. He will be based in Tumba, Sweden, and he replaces Peter Carlberg who has taken up the position as managing director of Alfa Laval KK, Seoul Korea. 08 Jun 2010
Korean shipbuilders order PureBallast
Alfa Laval has received two orders of record size for its PureBallast systems from two leading shipyards in Korea to be installed on board 14 container vessels under construction for A.P Møller-Maersk. 16 Jun 2010
Korean shipbuilders order PureBallast
Alfa Laval has received two orders of claimed record size for its PureBallast systems from two shipyards in Korea to be installed on board 14 container vessels under construction for A.P Møller-Maersk. 31 Jul 2010
Pump group meets low-sulphur challenge
When a major oil-tanker operator discovered its existing fuel oil pump system could not meet new environmental regulations for ships entering European ports designated in emission-controlled areas (ECAs), pump group Colfax became involved. 31 Jul 2010
PureBallast selected for Royal Australian Navy
Alfa Laval says that it has sold more than 30 PureBallast systems in the past year; a prominent new order involving two PureBallast systems for the Royal Australian Navy, confirming PureBallast's suitability for the strict requirements of naval applications. 29 Mar 2010
MAN hosts ship data exchange gathering
The fourth Shipdex conference took place at the MAN Diesel PrimeServ Academy in Augsburg, Germany on 16 February, where the Shipdex protocol was declared ready and available for use. 02 Mar 2010
New protector extends lube oil filter range
Alfa Laval has expanded its lubricating oil filter range with the new Protector T350 and Protector X350 lubricating oil filters. This new product complements the existing series of Protector T280 and X280 automatic filters by providing increased capacity for very large crosshead and trunk-piston engines. 30 Nov 2010
A new queen joins Cunard
The recently delivered new Cunarder, ‘Queen Elizabeth’, is the third newbuilding to enter service with this Carnival Group subsidiary in the last six years and joins an impressive line-up of passenger ships comprising the transatlantic ocean liner ‘Queen Mary 2’ and the cruise ship ‘Queen Victoria’. 01 Nov 2010
Separator designed for efficiency and robustness
Alfa Laval has recently launched a new version of its S-separator, incorporating enhancements to improve robustness, while offering greater efficiency to allow the same amount of fuel oil to be handled with a smaller separator. 01 Jan 2011
Alfa Laval acquires Aalborg
Alfa Laval of Sweden has signed an agreement to acquire Danish group Aalborg Industries Holding A/S for a total cash consideration of SEK 5.0 billion ($747 million). 04 Jan 2011
Novenco and Alfa Laval join forces for fuel treatment
Novenco and Alfa Laval are collaborating on a new complete fuel oil cooling system, intended specifically for the treatment of low-sulphur marine fuel oils. 25 Jul 2011
Partner agreement for BWTS installation
Alfa Laval has appointed Dutch company Leemberg Piping and Machine Construction as a PureBallast installation partner for the Benelux region. The agreement covers a three-year period 01 Nov 2011
MHI places waste heat recovery order for Maersk newbuilds
Alfa Laval says it has won an order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to supply Alfa Laval Aalborg exhaust gas economisers to vessels built for A.P. Møller - Mærsk. The order is worth about SEK230million. 08 Feb 2012
Largest scrubber system now on order
Alfa Laval reports that it has signed a contract with Dutch shipowning group Spliethoff to fit a multiple inlet PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning system onboard a ship operating mainly in the North European ECA. 13 Feb 2012
Bilge separator cleans to 5ppm
Alfa Laval’s new PureBilge oily water treatment system is claimed to be the first that is certified to meet the DNV ‘Clean Design’ standard, cleaning to 5ppm rather than the IMO minimum 15ppm figure. 18 Mar 2012
Choosing the right ballast treatment system
Swedish product tanker operator Nynas has chosen Alfa Laval’s PureBallast system for two newbuildings and two retrofits which are scheduled for commissioning this year; Alfa Laval outlines the rationale behind the choice of system. 31 May 2012
5ppm certification for bilge water separators
Alfa Laval says that shipowners seeking Clean Design class notation can now specify a bilge water treatment system that is certified according to DNV’s new 5ppm type approval process. 31 May 2012
More 'pure thinking' from Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval has reinforced its ‘pure thinking’ concept ahead of the 2015 ECA sulphur rules by re-branding its exhaust gas scrubber as ‘Pure SOx’ and launching ‘PureDry’, a waste oil recovery system, in the market. 04 May 2012
Control upgrade for older separators
Alfa Laval recently announced the launch of the EPC 60 Retrofit, an upgrade kit intended to enhance older control systems of previous generations of Alfa Laval centrifugal separators with the modern EPC 60 control unit. 21 May 2012
Alfa Laval equipment for ‘Norwegian Breakaway’
Sweden's Alfa Laval’s marine equipment has been installed on Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest cruise ships, being built by Germany’s Meyer Werft. 04 Apr 2013
Alfa Laval launches PureBallast 3.0
Sweden's Alfa Laval is launching its third generation chemical free system for ballast water treatment, PureBallast 3.0, which the company says will help re-establish the company as a groundbreaker in ballast water treatment. 10 Apr 2013
Viking cruise ships feature MAN power and PureSOx scrubbers
MAN Diesel & Turbo says that it has been contracted to supply eight medium speed engines, in cooperation with Alfa Laval which is supplying PureSOx systems, for two new Viking Ocean Cruises ships being built at Fincantieri. 14 Jun 2013
Alfa Laval supplies PureSOx to three more ro-ros
Alfa Laval has picked up an order to supply PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems for retrofitting to three DFDS Seaways ro-ro vessels by Polish shipyard Remontowa. 28 Jun 2013
Alfa Laval applies for scrubber cleaning patent
Alfa Laval has applied for a patent for a cleaning apparatus for polluted scrubber fluid from an exhaust gas scrubber fluid loop. 10 Jul 2013
New version of Alfa Laval’s Fuel Conditioning Module
Alfa Laval has launched an updated version of its Fuel Conditioning Module, to be known as the FCM One, designed to offer a greater range of parameters and increased flexibility. 03 Dec 2013
Energy efficient freshwater generator
Alfa Laval has launched a new efficient freshwater generator, the Aqua Blue, which it says cuts the need for seawater in half along with the electricity needed to power it. 04 Dec 2013
Exhaust gas cleaning system repeat order
Alfa Laval has announced an order to supply five PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems to Dutch ship owner Spliethoff, following the same owner’s initial delivery in 2012. 09 Dec 2013
Alfa Laval acquires pumping system manufacturer
Alfa Laval has agreed the acquisition of submerged pumping system manufacturer Frank Mohn, which is based in Bergen, Norway, for a cash consideration of about NOK 13 billion. 07 Apr 2014
The 'one' for fuel conditioning challenges?
Alfa Laval’s says it has come up with one solution to today’s fuel conditioning challenges – the new FCM One booster system. 06 Oct 2014
PureBallast system approved for coastal barges
Alfa Laval’s explosion-proof ballast water treatment system, PureBallast 3.1EX, has received US Coast Guard (USCG) approval for applications on barges sailing US coastal waters. 01 Jun 2015
Scrubbers for bulker quartet
Pella Sietas Shipyard in Hamburg has begun installation of Alfa Laval scrubbers on four German bulkers – the first retrofits of this kind to be undertaken at the former J.J. Sietas yard since it was acquired by Russian owners last year, reports Germany correspondent Tom Todd. 17 Sep 2015
Alfa Laval launches smaller BWMS
Alfa Laval has enabled its PureBallast BWMS solution for vessels taking less ballast water as a result of a new reactor for its proven UV-filtration system. 22 Sep 2015
Alfa Laval launches small-footprint EGR
Alfa Laval has introduced a new streamlined version of its exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) water treatment system for EGR engineers operating with low-sulphur fuel. 03 Nov 2015