More Orders for Wartsila Hybrid scrubber Systems

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An unnamed (unknown) shipping company ordered Wartsila’s Hybrid Scrubber Systems for its  three container ships. It is to be noted that the vessels are of 2,500 twenty foot equivalent (TEU) capacity each.

Highlights of the deal :

  • The scrubbers will be fitted at the Jinhai Heavy Industry shipyards in China.
  • Scrubber system comprises of two scrubber units to clean the exhaust from both the main and auxiliary engines.
  • The design incorporates a cleaning system for the scrubbing wash water.
  • The design accommodates for extended periods of operation with nil discharge of effluent scrubbing water.

Its well know that Scrubbers help ships to sail through emission controlled areas (ECAs), while burning high sulphur fuel.

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