Modelling suggests afterburner required for CO2 capture on carrier ship

The introduction of carbon capture and storage technology at scale is likely to increase demand for LCO2 vessels in the future, SINTEF believes.

Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Researchers from SINTEF Industry and Brevik Engineering have conducted an energy assessment of a carbon capture system onboard a CO2 carrier and concluded that an afterburner would be required to augment the thermal energy available from the exhaust gas.

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