Topic: Scrubbers

Busy shipping lane by Karl Baron

Open-loop scrubbers acidify North Sea

The water in the English Channel and the Southern North Sea is becoming more acidic due to SOx discharges from open loop scrubers. This follows from a study conducted by the Royal Belgian Institute of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Damen and Verolme join forces to service scrubbers

Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage and Verolme Special Equipment plan to provide services together to exhaust gas cleaning systems, widely known as scrubbers. The agreement seeks to improve availability of services for on board scrubber...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

How to avoid scrubber failures

The global Sulphur Cap is in force now and many owners have opted for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (“SOx scrubbers”) to achieve compliance. DNV GL conducted a study to learn about the challenges in scrubber...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Scrubber Divides the World of Shipping

There is nothing that currently divides the shipping world so sharply as the scrubber, the internationally widely used term for an exhaust gas cleaning installation. The big question is: How harmful is the waste from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Scrubber Failure Floods Engine Room

A video of a failing scrubber system is quickly spreading on social media. The clip shows how large quantities of wash water are pouring down on the main engine of the ship, adding fuel to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk