80% of scrubbers are open-loop: DNV GL

According to classify society DNV GL, the vast majority of over 3,000 scrubber installations to ships are for open-loop systems despite concerns over washwater, with some countries banning use in their waters, reports Seatrade Maritime News.

3266 Scrubbers Installations

Recently, Fabian Kock, head of certification for DNV GL told a webinar, that over 3,000 ships, both newbuilds and existing would have scrubbers fitted, or already had systems installed, to comply with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap.



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