Clean Marine to Supply EGCS for Hyundai Heavy Gas Carriers

Posted by Eric Haun
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Photo: Clean Marine

Clean Marine has been selected by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for a Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) being built for Dorian LPG Ltd.

The order will enable the new Dorian LPG vessel to comply with future legislation relating to sulphur emissions without switching to more expensive fuels. According to Nils Høy-Petersen, CEO in Clean Marine, “The contract signals a growing market demand for Clean Marine’s unique and competitive multi-stream EGCS solution.”

Dorian LPG has offices in the U.S., U.K. and Greece and is an owner and operator of modern VLGCs. The company owns and operates three modern VLGCs and one pressurized LPG vessel. In addition, Dorian LPG has ordered three fuel-efficient VLGC newbuildings from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. with deliveries in 2014 and holds an option for three additional ECO VLGCs. These vessels are designed with the highest fuel efficiency available and will be among the first VLGCs with ME-G type engines to enter the worldwide fleet. Dorian LPG recently announced that it has entered into an agreement with Scorpio Tankers Inc. to take over their 11 VLGC newbuilding contracts and two optional ECO VLGCs, bringing the number of firm fuel-efficient VLGC newbuildings on order to 14 with five optional ECO VLGCs.

Clean Marine has developed an EGCS based on the Advanced Vortex Chamber technology that provides unique particulate matter trapping efficiency. The system’s integrated fan and gas recirculation technology also allows the one EGCS unit to simultaneously serve several combustion units. The system supplied to Dorian LPG is a hybrid system that allows the vessel to operate seamlessly in all types of water (including low alkaline and saline water) without loss of efficiency. Furthermore, the Clean Marine EGCS meets the current pH limit for washwater discharges with good margin. Clean Marine looks forward to assisting Dorian LPG in its commitment to protect the environment and implement greener technology.

“For vessels operating in European/U.S. waters, inside the emission control areas (ECAs), a maximum sulphur limit of 0.1% will apply from 2015,” said Høy-Petersen. “The Clean Marine system supplied to the new Dorian LPG vessel will clean both sulphur oxides (SOx) and particulate matter emissions from one main engine, three auxiliary engines, and one boiler. In total, a single Clean Marine EGCS unit will manage five exhaust sources.” Installation of the EGCS unit is scheduled to take place during Q2 2014.

cleanmarine.no
 

  • Photo: Clean Marine

    Photo: Clean Marine

  • Photo: Clean Marine

    Photo: Clean Marine

Maritime Reporter February 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Imabari to Build 20,000TEU Containerships

Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. announced it has secured newbuild orders with the cooperation of Marubeni Corporation for 11 units of 20,000TEU Ultra-Large Container Carriers,

SSI Launches ShipConstructor 2015 R2.1

SSI has today released ShipConstructor 2015 R2.1 software.   The software release comes in response to emerging ship design, engineering and building trends as

HII Acquires Engineering Solutions Division

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles

Environmental

Congestion is Port of Long Beach’s Toughest Issue

Slangerup’s State of the Port address outlines goals for Energy Island, smarter supply chain   In his first-ever State of the Port address, Port of Long Beach

BOEM Issues Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), announces the availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

European Shipping Week Announces Speakers

Adam Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Pierfrancesco Vago, Chairman of CLIA Europe and Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, and Paolo Tonon,

Marine Power

MMEA Recover Hijacked Tanker

A hijacked Malaysian coastal tanker has been recovered by the prompt actions of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) off the coast of Malaysia. The

Naval EXPO Coming to Washington

For the first time ever, the general public will be admitted free to the Naval Future Force Science and Technology EXPO general exhibit hall Feb. 4-5 where they

Adani Group Revamps Businesses

Adani Enterprises Limited together with its subsidiaries Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (“APSEZ”) and Adani Power Limited (“APL”) today announced

News

5 Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Monterey Coast

Coast Guard rescued five people from a sinking 65-foot sailing vessel approximately 120 miles off the Monterey coast, Saturday. At approximately 8 a.m. Saturday,

CMA CGM Opens Two Offices

CMA CGM Opens a new branch in Constantine, (Algeria) and an agency in Sihanoukville, (Combodia) Following are the addresses in the respective countries: CMA CGM Algérie,

Barril Appointed COO of SBM Offshore

SBM Offshore is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Barril as Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective March 1, 2015.  Philippe's appointment as a

Marine Equipment

Scorpio Takes Delivery of STI Veneto

Scorpio Tankers Inc. has taken delivery of STI Veneto, an LR2 product tanker from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. This vessel will begin a voyage for 60 days at approximately $32,

Zamakona, Finnish GS-Hydro Ink Deal

The presentation ceremony of the Finnish multinational leader in water services GS-Hydro, new partner of Zamakona Yards in Canarias was held yesterday (January 29th at 7 p.

Naval EXPO Coming to Washington

For the first time ever, the general public will be admitted free to the Naval Future Force Science and Technology EXPO general exhibit hall Feb. 4-5 where they

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.3576 sec (3 req/sec)