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HMM may choose scrubbers for newbuildings

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) could opt for scrubbers when the South Korean liner operator finalises orders for 20 large container ships. The company reportedly views scrubbers as a means of complying with the International Maritime […]

Spliethoff started installing scrubbers in 2012. Credit: Dietmar Hasenpusch

Spliethoff ramps up scrubber investments

Dutch multipurpose, shortsea, and ro-ro shipping group Spliethoff has announced a significant expansion of its scrubber programme, vowing to install exhaust gas-cleaning systems on 30 more vessels by 2020 when the global 0.5% sulphur cap […]

An ECA in the Mediterranean would limit sulphur emissions to 0.1% of mass. Credit: Joy Loughnan

IMO launches Mediterranean ECA study

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a feasibility study into an emission control area (ECA) to limit sulphur emissions in the Mediterranean Sea. An ECA in the region would limit sulphur emissions to 0.1% […]