Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems

  • Marinfloc

    EGR bleed off water treatment solution approval


    Sweden-based marine equipment supplier Marinfloc’s membrane-free EGR water treatment system has received approval from WinGD for use with engines equipped with iCER systems.

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    Wärtsilä to offer onboard CCS feasibility studies


    Wärtsilä is announcing that it has begun to offer carbon capture and storage (CCS) feasibility studies to shipowners and operators. The studies have already been conducted on a range of vessel types including ro-ro and ro-pax vessels, a drill ship, a container vessel and a gas carrier, according to Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment.

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    Carbon capture-ready scrubbers


    The next generation of exhaust gas cleaning system comes ‘carbon capture-ready’ to provide even more emissions reducing technology

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    First CCS-Ready scrubber order for Wärtsilä


    Wärtsilä has received its first order for carbon capture and storage-ready scrubber systems - CCS-Ready scrubbers. The order was booked in Wärtsilä’s order intake in November 2022 and the delivery is expected to take place in 2023.

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    New white paper focuses on integrated exhaust management solutions


    A new white paper from KBB and Eminox offers insights to help ship operators and owners navigate minimising emissions from internal combustion engines in a net zero future.

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    Greek shipowner orders additional EGCS retrofits


    Safe Bulkers, the Greek shipowner, has confirmed placing orders for four additional exhaust gas cleaning system retrofits. The retrofit installations are scheduled by the end of H1 2023. The company has specified Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers for the installations, extending a long standing relationship. Safe Bulkers has opted for Alfa ...

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    Pipe-in-pipe solution prevents scrubber discharge pipe corrosion


    Wärtsilä and A.P. Moller-Maersk have developed a permanent in-pipe solution designed to solve corrosion problems associated with open-loop scrubber washwater discharge.

  • Torm previously established a joint scrubber venture with Guangzhou Shipyard International and ME Production in 2018.

    TORM acquires Danish green equipment manufacturer


    TORM A/S has purchased an ownership stake of 75% in ME Production (MEP), a Danish industrial company specializing in the development and production of advanced and green marine equipment.

  • Yanmar’s catalytic reactors can be used on Yanmar’s 6EY and 8EY series marine engines

    Yanmar reaches SCR milestone


    Yanmar has received orders for over 2,200 units of its proprietary exhaust gas after-treatment system

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    Tests validate iCER enhancements


    Factory tests validate iCER enhancements to robust X-DF dual-fuel platform

  • The 2020-built, 49,700 dwt Pacific Gold will be fitted with VM’s Filtree System.

    EPS to install carbon capture system on two tankers


    Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a definitive agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on MR tankers Pacific Cobalt and Pacific Gold, with an option to equip three more vessels. 

  • Aqualung is currently constructing a R&D test rig on a 250kW diesel engine, with the objective of obtaining approvals from Classification Societies for an onboard installation.

    Aqualung Carbon Capture eyes maritime market


    Aqualung Carbon Capture, a manufacturer of in membrane CO2 capture and separation technology, has completed a new equity investment from key strategic partners including Global Ship Lease, Golar LNG, MKS Pamp and Standard Lithium. 

  • MOL has agreed to fund the development of a new-generation Marine Exhaust Treatment System for use on MOL operating car carriers from 2025.

    MOL partners on auxiliary engine after-treatment development


    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will provide funds for Clean Air Engineering Maritime (CAEM), a ship-auxiliary generator exhaust treatment company, to develop a new-generation Marine Exhaust Treatment System.

  • Valmet has added a wet electrostatic precipitator (WESP) solution to its range of exhaust gas cleaning products.

    Valmet adds wet electrostatic precipitator to scrubber range


    Finland-based Valmet has introduced a new wet electrostatic precipitator for the marine industry to enhance emission control by removing harmful particulate matter from the exhaust gas flow.

  • Draft guidelines on the delivery of exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) water and residues to port reception facilities will be presented to MEPC 78 in June 2022 for further consideration.

    PPR 9 advances EGCS water discharge guidelines


    The IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) held its 9th session virtually from 4-8 April and advanced guidelines on the delivery of exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) water and residues to port reception facilities.

  • The world’s largest container vessel, Ever Ace, calling at the port of Rotterdam.

    Efficient water cleaning employed by Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers on ULCV


    Evergreen Marine Corporation’s Ever Ace has two Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers with a shared water cleaning system (WCS). This consolidated solution provides maximum reliability with a minimal footprint.

  • A worker doing the final cleaning of another Wärtsilä scrubber before delivery to Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI).

    Wärtsilä to install scrubbers on two new RoPax vessels


    Wärtsilä has secured a new agreement for its exhaust gas cleaning systems to be installed on two newbuild 218m roll-on/roll-off passenger vessels (RoPax) at Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) in China.

  • Grimaldi has developed and patented a system that filters out microplastics from open loop scrubber washwater before the washwater is returned to the ocean

    Wärtsilä and Grimaldi tackle ocean microplastics


    Wärtsilä and Grimaldi Group have unveiled a new system that uses exhaust gas scrubber washwater to filter out microplastics from the world’s oceans.

  • Wärtsilä new scrubber series is 30% smaller than previous scrubbers with a similar capacity.

    Wärtsilä launches new lighter, smaller IQ Series scrubber


    Wärtsilä has announced the launch of a new more compact exhaust gas treatment system that offers significant weight and volume reductions. The new IQ Series is expected to be well suited to meet demand from the container vessel segment, the technology group announced. 

  • Wärtsilä will retrofit exhaust gas abatement technology on two Trasmed GLE S.L. owned passenger ferries

    Grimaldi awards scrubber contract to Wärtsilä for Trasmed GLE roros


    Spanish operator Trasmed GLE S.L. has awarded Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment a contract for the installation of open loop exhaust gas abatement systems on two roll-on/roll-off passenger ferries.