Last edited 18 Aug 2020

SO2 Scrubbers

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has set out guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) that includes wastewater discharge and monitoring criteria to safeguard against possible environmental damage.

This guideline helps to prevent vehicles from discharging harmful sunstances into seawater by setting strict limits for a set of measured parameters. The criteria include the following:

Scrubbers are one solution organisations can deploy to comply with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 0.5% sulphur cap.

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