This section covers the impact of MARPOL on shipping and the equipment and systems available to ensure compliance with the rules on waste disposal, waste water and emissions. We would recommend reading the article on both NOx and SOx as well as an informative case study on scrubbers.


NOx emissions from ships

Nothing has contributed to shipping’s ‘dirty’ image than the exhaust gases that come from engines burning heavy fuel oil. Burning …

Are scrubbers so bad?

There has been something of a debate on online news services this week over whether scrubbers are a good or …