Green Ship Technology

Driven by new environmental regulations and an increasing awareness of ecological issues, a significant trend towards greener systems along with better efficiency is gaining momentum throughout the maritime industry.

TECHNICAL ARTICLES

Environmental Performance

First mega-container ship to be converted to LNG propulsion

With the world’s first conversion of a large container ship to an LNG propulsion system, Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd has launched a pilot project that may pave the way for other similar conversions across the shipping industry. The complex project on the 15,000-TEU ship Sajir is scheduled to begin in mid-2020 and is expected to cost about USD 30 million.

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Sustainable Options

Pathways to decarbonisation

The industry’s engagement with sustainability is a long-term process, but owners should start to consider their options, writes Georgios Plevrakis, director of Global Sustainability at the classification society ABS.

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Exhaust Gas Cleaning

Dry desulphurisation and dedusting processes

To clean ship exhaust gases, Austria-based Andritz AG offers wet scrubbers (SeaSOxwet) in open loop, closed loop, and hybrid versions. The company’s latest development is a combined dry-based desulphurisation/dust removal plant – the Andritz SeaSOxdry.

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