The Rolls-Royce brand MTU and Fairplay Towage are to test an MTU diesel genset with SCR exhaust after treatment in a harbour tug in order to verify compliance with IMO Tier III emission requirements that come ... Read More
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton celebrated this summer when the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a federally crafted plan aimed at reducing haze in Big Bend National Park and other wilderness areas in the state. But the ... Read More
HOW NUCLEAR PLANTS GENERATE ELECTRICITY
Nuclear plants, like plants that burn coal, oil and natural gas, produce electricity by boiling water into steam. This steam then turns turbines to produce electricity. The difference is that ... Read More
Air pollution from ships is on the rise and global emission standards are getting stringent every year. MARPOL Annex VI limits the main air pollutants contained in ships exhaust gas, including sulphur oxides (SOx) and nitrous oxides (NOx), and prohibits deliberate emissions of ozone depleting substances.
The main changes ... Read More
IN A WET SCRUBBER PROCESS AIR IS DRAWN THROUGH A MIST OF WATER MADE BY SPRAY NOZZLES, THEN THROUGH SEPARATORS WHERE WATER DROPLETS WITH DUST AND PARTICLES ARE REMOVED
Air scrubbers are commonly used in process-air applications to eliminate potentially harmful dust and pollutants. A liquid, in general water ... Read More
International Maritime Organization (IMO) is an agency of the United Nations which has been formed to promote maritime safety. It was formally established by an international conference in Geneva in 1948, and became active in 1958 when the IMO Convention entered into force (the original name was the Inter-Governmental ... Read More
NOx is reduced using a catalyst together with NOxCare 40 Marine, a high purity urea solution.
Exhaust gas passes through the catalyst, where the NOx is converted into harmless nitrogen and water
Over 98% NOx reduction can be achieved – ie approaching zero emissions of NOx
No increase in fuel consumption ... Read More
The continuous rise of Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) in the atmosphere is a matter of great concern. Several factors have been stated as the reason for the increase of this element in the air and toxic emission from ships is one ... Read More