Clean Marine to Supply EGCS for two More vessels

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 14, 2015

3D illustration of Clean Marine EGCS connected to 1 ME 2 AE 1 boiler

3D illustration of Clean Marine EGCS connected to 1 ME 2 AE 1 boiler

Clean Marine has signed a contract with the Chinese yard Huanghai Shipbuilding Co.Ltd. for the supply of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) on two reefer/fishing support vessels.

The vessels are owned by EF Transport (Malta) Ltd, whose fishing fleet is primarily engaged in the North-East Atlantic and is therefore highly exposed to the current IMO legislation, which calls for a maximum  0.1 percent sulphur level in air emissions in Emission Control Areas (ECA).

The installation of Clean Marine EGCS will enable the new reefers to comply with the existing and future emissions regulation without switching to more expensive fuels.

With an EGCS installed, the vessels can burn cheap and readily available Heavy Fuel Oil instead of Marine Gas Oil. Operating costs will stay low and there is no need for complex and risky fuel-switching. From 2020, the global emission level must not exceed 0.5 percent, which also makes EGCS an attractive solution for vessels trading mainly outside the ECA.

The Clean Marine system supplied to Huanghai Shipbuilding is a “Multistream” scrubber designed to clean 30,000 kg. of exhaust per hour. The scrubber  will remove both sulphur oxides (SOx) and particulate matter from the emissions from one main engine and two auxiliary engines. The system is a hybrid type which can operate seamlessly in both Open Loop and in Closed Loop (zero discharge mode).

Installation of the EGCS is scheduled to take place in 2016.

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