Tag: Scrubber wash water

Three-year study finds that scrubber washwater is safe for ocean environment: VPO

A three-year study conducted by Carnival has found that scrubber is “effective and safe for the ocean environment”, Vessel Performance Optimization reports.  The February 22 newsletter quotes Ian Adams, executive director, of Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020, who explains that the study compared “281 washwater samples from 53 scrubber-equipped cruise ships […]

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From ShipInsight: ‘Japan Will Not Ban Open-loop Scrubbers’

Reposted from ShipInsight — By Paul Gunton. 25 February, 2019. Japan will not impose any restrictions on international ships discharging scrubber wash water in its ports, according to a senior representative of the country’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Naohiro Saito, deputy director for international affairs in the ministry’s […]

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