Alfa Laval

Future-proof and cost-saving flexibility for closed-loop scrubbing with PureSOx

Marine businesses are focused on complying with today’s needs at minimal cost, which explains the popularity of open-loop scrubber systems. But the appearance of local bans on open-loop scrubbing have intensified the interest in hybrid scrubber solutions with closed-loop functionality. Simply put, there is peace of mind in the ability to upgrade. Read More

Minimized holding time gives Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 the advantage in United States waters

Until now, vessels with UV-based ballast water treatment systems have had to wait inconveniently long before deballasting in United States waters. Electrochlorination has offered shorter holding times, but not without the use of chemicals. Thanks to an updated U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) type approval, Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 now combines chemical-free operation with a minimal wait. Read More

Preparing today’s SOx scrubbers for tomorrow

The appearance of stricter local water discharge regulations for the shipping industry may affect exhaust gas cleaning systems. With the potential for further discharge limits down the road, how can ship owners be sure about the future? Read More

What to do with the fuel line after 2020?

Right now, the 2020 sulphur cap is on all of our minds. That was especially clear a few weeks ago as I was speaking at a customer seminar in Tokyo. The participants asked a lot of excellent questions, most of which dealt with the same theme: what will next year’s fuels look like and how do we deal practically with the challenges they pose?

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Keeping a step ahead with service for SOx scrubbers

When a SOx scrubber is installed, it becomes vital to the vessel’s compliance and fuel economy. This makes choosing a scrubber more than a choice of technology. The supplier behind the scrubber must also be able to safeguard its performance – wherever the vessel sails and throughout the scrubber’s lifetime.

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