capped at 0.5%, Rivertrace has issued a technical white paper that focuses on
scrubber technology options and washwater monitoring.
the paper provides the industry with a guide to all options for compliance,
with particular focus on scrubbers and IMO washwater monitoring guidelines.
chemistry of scrubbing sulphur from exhaust gases and the benefits associated
with scrubber use.
sulphur cap in January 2020, the choice between compliance options to meet fuel
sulphur content restrictions are fast becoming a reality for shipowners.
limited to three choices – use a fuel with a low sulphur content, use an engine
that can run on an alternative, ultra-low sulphur fuel (ULSF) or use a scrubber
and continue to burn high sulphur heavy fuel oil (HFO).
ports because of the washwater discharge issue. However, there is acceptance
that the continued use of scrubbers by ships may depend on being able to prove
that washwater quality is constantly monitored and shown to meet appropriate
standards,” Mike Coomber, Managing Director of