The second session of China’s 13th National People's Congress was opened in Beijing on 5 March and Premier Li Keqiang delivered the government work report and stated national plans for several industries in the meeting.

The use of methanol as a marine fuel has not yet widespread interest amongst the global shipping community seeking alternatives to high-sulphur fuel, as its use as a clean fuel is overshadowed by commonly known scrubbers, low-sulphur fuel oil and LNG.

For suppliers facing the SOx scrubber boom, production shortcuts can be tempting. But you  will rely on your SOx scrubbers throughout the vessel lifetime, so there’s no room for compromises on materials or quality. 

The Grimaldi Group is increasing its commitment to the use of scrubbers, announcing it will be using Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubber connectivity on five vessels operated by its Atlantic Container Line (ACL) unit.

Shipbuilder Japan Marine United (JMU) is rolling out its latest “J-Series” bulker design which uses technology to overcome negative impact of meeting new regulations.

Alfa Laval PureSOx is the market-leading system for competitive compliance with the global sulphur cap, and in Emission Control Areas.

Alfa Laval is taking concrete steps to make connectivity a reality. A new connectivity programme for Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers will bring customers simpler and even more reliable SOx compliance.

Maersk Line owned Hamburg Süd and customer Electrolux are teaming up to reduce sulphur dioxide (SOx) emissions in Latin America ports.

Alfa Laval is taking concrete steps to make connectivity a reality. A new connectivity programme for Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers will bring customers simpler and even more reliable SOx compliance.

As Alfa Laval brings to a close its 100th anniversary year the company will be showing its latest innovations at Marintec China 2017.

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