CO2 purity will impact onboard containment system design


Different onboard CO2 capture technology types result in different levels of purity, and this will have a significant impact on containment systems, says Rupert Hare, CEO of design and engineering consultancy, Houlder.

Somewhat ironically, the shipping industry’s decarbonisation and progress towards the IMO’s 2030 and 2050 goals may be hindered by a shortage of high purity CO2 and compounded by a lack of transportation infrastructure. These barriers could significantly impact the ability to produce e-fuels at scale.

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