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Scrubber lobby lashes out at European Commission criticism over open-loop scrubbers

Scrubber lobbying group the Clean Shipping Alliance has doubled down on its arguments against the European Commission, saying that it is ‘needlessly creating baseless concerns’ about the technology

Political Risk and Trade Regulation

IMO calls for more pollution research on open-loop scrubbers

Most countries agree that more studies on the contentious technology are needed, but some delegations have decried what they argue is ‘unfortunate’ timing

IMO Environment

Panama-backed study adds to open-loop scrubbers concern

MIT researchers raise concern over scrubbers’ efficiency at removing particulates in review of previous studies 

International Environment

‘Smarter’ ports can help cut emissions

Better communication through new technologies can help ports meet GHG targets, says IMO

International Containers

Clock is ticking towards sulphur cap, IMO head warns

Lim also warns regulators that there may be increased risk of HFO spills in the Arctic

International IMO

Japan rejects ban on open-loop scrubbers

A recent study undertaken in Japan has found that open-loop scrubbers had what was deemed no ‘unacceptable’ effect on the ocean or its organisms

Japan Bunkers

The Interview: Anastasios Papagiannopoulos

BIMCO’s president talks about his confidence in meeting the 2020 sulphur cap and why Greece has yet to take full advantage of shipping
Big Interview BIMCO

Low-sulphur fuel volume transparency is not possible, says ExxonMobil

Bunker fuels and scrubber demand dominate conference discussions as scrubber lobby group Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 hits back over open-loop ‘bad press’

International Fuels

Scrubbers will save Scorpio up to $125m annually

At an assumed $200 to $250 fuel oil price spread, the company should be able to quickly recover the $1.5m to $2.5m per unit cost of its scrubbers

International Scorpio Tankers
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