Emission Control Systems News

09 Dec 2019

Rolls-Royce, RAL Collaborate on LNG Pushboat

DNV-GL issued an Approval In Principle to Robert Allen Ltd for its shallow-draft pushboat design developed in conjunction with Rolls-Royce, featuring MTU gas engines from Rolls-Royce. (Photo: Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce and Canadian vessel designers Robert Allan have developed the world's first shallow-water push boat powered by LNG natural gas engines. DNV GL gave its “Approval in Principle” to the new design at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans. “The interest of the market regarding the design study of Robert Allan and Rolls-Royce confirms that the decision was right to develop a lean-burn gas engine. We have found operators across the globe who have seen the benefits of operational costs in addition to the reduction of environmental impact…

28 Aug 2019

RMK: Targeting “Next Wave of Tanker Demand” in 2021-22

Launched on June 12, 2019, Cosima PG is being built for a European client, to be delivered in November 2019.
Photo: RMK Marine

RMK Marine Shipyard is located in the Tuzla/Istanbul, Turkey, since 1997 as part of the Koc Group of Companies (https://www.koc.com.tr/en-us) which is Turkey’s biggest conglomerate. It specializes in shipbuilding as well as super/mega yacht refit, conversion and new building projects. On the shipbuilding side, specialty, high-temperature product tankers, such as asphalt and bitumen, as well as chemical and oil products tankers have been a staple of RMK Marine. Since 1997, RMK…

11 Jul 2019

Scorpio Tankers Orders Pacific Green Scrubbers

Photo: Pacific Green Technologies

Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: PGTK), developer of the ENVI-Marine  emission control system, has announced that Scorpio Tankers Inc. (“Scorpio Tankers”) has confirmed that it has ordered a further 14 ENVI-Marine emission control systems (the “Systems”) for vessels it owns or manages in 2020, at a combined cost of $20.3m. The order is on top of the 52 Systems already ordered by Scorpio Tankers, as announced in December 2018. The Systems that are being fitted are a ‘hybrid ready’ design…

11 Apr 2019

Spectrum of the Seas Delivered

(Photo: Meyer Werft)

Cruise line Royal Caribbean International officially took delivery of the 26th ship in its fleet, 169,000 grt Spectrum of the Seas, in a ceremony Thursday in Bremerhaven, Germany.The first ship in the Quantum-Ultra class, the Meyer Werft built Spectrum of the Seas measures 347.1 meters long and 41.4 meters wide. Altogether, the vessel has 18 decks with 2,137 cabins offering space for 4,246 passengers in double occupancy and 1,551 crew members.The Bahamas flagged Spectrum of the Seas will be the largest and most expensive ship in Asia when she arrives to her new home in Shanghai on June 3…

30 Jan 2019

Pacific Green Appoints Iain Lees as CEO

Pic: Pacific Green Technologies

Pacific Green Technologies has announced the  appointment of Iain Lees as Chief Operating Officer to support company growth initiatives around proprietary emission control systems for marine vessels.The owner of the ENVI-Marine and ENVI-Clean Exhaust Gas Scrubbing Systems said in a press note that Lees joins the Company from HannawayCA Corporate Finance Limited (HCACF), a leading financial and business advisory firm in Northern Ireland where he has served as Managing Director…

04 Dec 2018

Scorpio Tankers' EGSS Order Goes to Pacific Green

Aerial view of the scrubber being fitted into place. ENVI-Marine. Pic: Pacific Green Technologies

Pacific Green Marine Technologies (PGMT) will manufacture its  ENVI-Marine Exhaust Gas Scrubbing System (EGSS) for 52 vessels owned or managed Scorpio Tankers.Two days ago, Monaco-based dry bulk shipping company Scorpio Bulkers announced that it will purchase exhaust gas cleanings systems for 52 of its vessels. (Marine Link report) The provider of  a wide range of emission control systems for ships owned by Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (PGTK)  said in a press release that the agreements provide for 42 vessels in 2019 and 10 vessels in 2020.

09 Sep 2016

Port of NY/NJ Deepened for Larger Box Ships

Image: Port of New York & New Jersey

The Port of New York & New Jersey, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has completed a $2.1 billion Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program in order to facilitate the next generation of larger containerships calling the port following the expansion of the Panama Canal. The Port of New York and New Jersey serves as the gateway to one of the most concentrated and affluent consumer markets in the world. The Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program creates a safe…

13 Nov 2014

Sulfur Regulations Spur Fuel-saving Technologies

Photo: Ab Nanol Technologies Oy

With many ship owners switching to marine gas oil (MGO) inside designated Emission Control Areas (ECAs) as of January 1, 2015, the cost of fuel could rise by up to 50%, so all measures to reduce fuel consumption are vital. Research and field testing has shown that the latest developments in engine lubrication and unique marine energy management systems can add more than a 15% improvement in fuel efficiency, proving that even the smallest modification at the right time can add up to big savings.

18 Nov 2013

A Closer Look inside the Alfa Laval Test & Training Center

HRH Crown Prince Fredrik of Denmark tours the Alfa Laval Test & Training Center together with Ida Auken, Danish Minister for the Environment. Their guide is Lars Skytte Jørgensen, Vice President of Alfa Laval Product Center Boilers, which is responsible for the facility.

Just two months remain until the inauguration of the Alfa Laval Test & Training Center on January 15, 2014. Originally conceived for the development of PureSOX and other emission control technologies, it has grown to incorporate far more than just exhaust systems. Now that the majority of the equipment is in place, it is possible to take a deeper look into the details of this remarkable new facility. Located on the site of the former Aalborg Shipyard in Aalborg, Denmark, the new Alfa Laval Test & Training Center is an imposing structure.

21 Oct 2013

Nett Technologies Complete JAXPORT Emissions Project

JAXPORT forklift, crane at work: Photo courtesy of JAXPORT

The EPA-funded JAXPORT diesel emissions reduction project completed by Nett Technologies involved the design, manufacture and installation of 19 Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOC) onto several large container cranes, generator, forklift and trucks owned and operated by the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT). JAXPORT is located in Jacksonville, Florida and is an independent seaport authority created by the Florida State Legislature to operate as a landlord, managing its equipment, upkeep, and the continued expansion and improvement of its port facilities.

03 Oct 2013

Scania 13-Liter Inline Engine for EPA Tier 3

Photo: Scania

Scania’s 13-liter EPA Tier 3 engine, intended for propulsion and auxiliary use, along with the powerful 16-liter EPA Tier 3 engine, will be showcased at The International Workboat Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. Scania engines are all based on Scania's new modular engine platform, which is used for marine, industrial, power generation, truck and bus applications worldwide. The engines build on a long tradition of power packages that share both technology and architecture with Scania's truck and bus engines.

25 Sep 2013

Engine Showcase: Scania 16-liter V8 EPA Tier 3 Engine

Scania 16 liter V8 EPA Tier 3 engine

Scania’s 16-liter V8 EPA Tier 3 engine, intended for propulsion and auxiliary use, will be one of two engines showcased at The International Workboat Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. Scania engines are all based on Scania's new modular engine platform, which is used for marine, industrial, power generation, truck and bus applications worldwide. The engines build on a long tradition of amazing power packages that share both technology and architecture with Scania's truck and bus engines. This makes for exceptional performance.

21 Jan 2013

Scania Unveils the Future

Building on Scania’s new global engine platform is the 16-liter marine V8, delivering up to 1,000 hp and 2,460 Ib./ft. for patrol craft applications, a compact power source that leverages technology and architecture with Scania’s truck and bus engines. “The new 16 liter engine has gone up in horsepower for each duty cycle we offer, which means that we can approach larger vessels,” said Mikael Lindner, President, Scania U.S.A. Inc. Central to the Scania line and this powerplant in particular is adherence to high power-to-weight ratio…

03 Dec 2012

Scania’s New 1,000 hp V8 Engine Launched

Scania New 16-Liter

Continuing the success of Scania’s new global engine platform, enters the latest 16-liter marine V8, delivering up to 1,000 hp and 2,460 Ib/ft for patrol craft applications. While passing this new threshold, the new V8 builds on a long tradition of amazingly compact power packs that shares both technology and architecture with Scania's truck and bus engines. The high power-to-weight ratio of Scania's engines makes for easy installation and exceptional performance. The new 16-liter is the next element to the Scania marine engine solution.

03 Dec 2012

The Scania Marine Engine Solution Showcased at Workboat

Scania New 13-Liter

Scania introduces a new range of marine propulsion units consisting of engine, transmission and type-approved instrumentation at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 13-liter marine engines range from 400 hp for continuous use up to 750 hp for patrol craft use. The Scania marine engine solution, consisting of a new 13-liter marine engine is the first in a new line of engines for propulsion and auxiliary use designed for maximum reliability and durability, as well as low operating cost.

23 Nov 2012

Korean Shipyard Delivers CMM Tankship

King Gregory Delivery: Photo credit CMM

Consolidated Marine Management (CMM) take delivery of 'King Gregory', first of two fuel-efficient medium-size tankers from Hyundai Mipo. The 52,000 dwt King Gregory, is the first of two medium-range (MR), IMO II & III-class oil/chemical tankers contracted by Latsis Group's Consolidated Marine Management. The ship features the latest equipment and technology to cope with new environmental requirements and energy-saving demands, according to Kostas Vlachos, Consolidated’s Chief Operating Officer.

14 Feb 2012

Scanjet Merges Ariston

Scanjet announced the acquisition and subsequent merger with Ariston cargo and ballast control systems, now renamed Scanjet Ariston. “Joining the group means the Scanjet Ariston Multipurpose Monitoring & Control System, already  installed on over 550 projects worldwide, is now  available to Scanjet’s customer base of 3,500 installations,” said Stavrin Bosnov, Sales Director of Scanjet Ariston. “We are delighted to have joined a leading global sales team”. Magnus Wallin, Group CEO and architect of Scanjet’s rapid growth in recent years, said: “The Ariston team, products and expertise complete the Scanjet ability to offer customers turnkey solutions from our global network of offices and service partners.

07 Aug 2000

Celebrity Cruises Garners Environmental Protection Award

Celebrity Cruises' Century, Galaxy and Mercury have today been awarded Lloyd's Register's Environmental Protection descriptive note. The 70,000-gt Century; 76,000-gt Galaxy; and 76,000-gt Mercury are the first ships to be assigned EP descriptive notes. The award recognizes Celebrity Cruises' compliance with Lloyd's Register's Provisional Rules for Environmental Protection. All vessels underwent a comprehensive process of plan appraisal, survey and audit to demonstrate compliance with Rules setting requirements for NOx and SOx emission levels from engines; restricting or prohibiting the use of ozone depleting refrigerant gases and fire fighting media…

06 Jan 2005

Corps Awards Second Contract to Deepen Arthur Kill Channel

The U.S. deepening the Arthur Kill channel to 41 feet. Island, New York. here in the Port of New York and New Jersey," said Col. Richard J. Jr., the Corps New York District Engineer. harbor to meet the growing economic need for goods and services. quality of this very important estuary. the environment. York and New Jersey. Deepening project, which is scheduled to be completed in 2007. performed by Donjon Marine Co. of Hillside, New Jersey. Jersey and then used beneficially to close area landfills. cubic yards of rock to be deposited at an artificial reef site. Jersey. emission control systems. New Jersey area. increase of 12 percent in just a year. associated with transporting the goods into the region by landside methods.

30 Aug 2002

Martek Marine Releases VECSAFE

Martek Marine Ltd has released VECSAFE, their innovative new safety device which safely monitors oxygen and pressure in vapor emission control systems. The combination of the MMS3000 oxygen sensor and MMS200 pressure sensor provides an intrinsically safe vapor emission control system, which continuously monitors oxygen content and pressure, all of which is controlled via the GDS404 control panel. Both the MMS3000 oxygen sensor and the MMS200 pressure sensor are constructed in 316 SS material, ensuring the system is rugged and weatherproof. Operation is fully automatic so, unlike conventional systems, there is no requirement for personnel to change settings, alleviating the danger of human error.

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