Shippers Urged To Follow Local Restrictions Before Discharging Washwater

Capt. John
  • IMO considers exhaust gas scrubbers to reduce vessels’ sulphur emissions.
  • It specifies requirements for verification, testing, survey, and certification of scrubber systems.
  • It also sets out the criteria for discharging scrubber wash water into the sea.
  • Vessel operators have two options to choose to ensure compliance with the sulphur limits.
  • They can switch to a closed-loop scrubber or compliant fuels.
  • The vessels must maintain proper records of such a changeover.

According to an article...

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