MarAd announces new exhaust gas scrubber guide

The following is the text of a news release from U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd):

(WASHINGTON) — The Maritime Administration today announced the availability of the fourth edition of the “Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Selection Guide." This edition provides shipowners and operators the latest information on scrubber technology available to assist the industry in meeting new sulfur emissions standards.

This edition includes guidance on regulatory requirements and compliance options, life-cycle analyses for various vessel types, review of scrubber technology and technical insight into integration, operations and maintenance challenges. The guide was developed by the Ship Operations Cooperative Program with funding from MarAd’s Maritime Environmental and Technical Assistance (META) Program.

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By Professional Mariner Staff