Scrubbers need a hydrocarbon add-on

EnSolve Biosystems has developed the EnScrub Biofilter to address hydrocarbon contaminants as an add-on device for SOx scrubbers

Current scrubber systems focus on the removal of SOx and NOx from ship engines rather than polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and particulate matter (PM) that end up in the scrubber effluent, writes Wendy Laursen.

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