• 2017 October 19 11:20

    Clean Marine receives a seven-system order from Inventor Chemical Tankers

    Clean Marine, a market leader in the development of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS), has secured a multi-vessel contract from Inventor Chemical Tankers AS (ICT), the company said in its press release. The agreement, covering seven 19900 DWT chemical tankers, marks the launch of the firm’s revolutionary CleanSOx Compact Hybrid Allstream scrubber to the marketplace.

    According to Clean Marine CEO Nils Høy-Petersen, the company has been exclusively dedicated to EGCS solutions since its inception in 2006. “Our latest product has been designed to ensure shipowners can achieve simple, cost and space efficient compliance with the IMO’s SOx regulations, coming into force in 2020,” he says. “The new Compact scrubber has all the advantages of our existing, patented EGCS technology, with added benefits for shipowners looking for ease of retrofitting, especially where space is at a premium.”

    Høy-Petersen notes that the system’s 'Allstream' capability allows it to treat exhaust from all sources on-board vessels with no back pressure in the exhaust system, while its compact design means it delivers very significant size and weight advantages against market alternatives. “What this means is minimal impact upon the vessel with maximum emission cleaning performance – exactly what the market is looking for.”

    Høy-Petersen adds: “Our system is simple, compliant, and ensures clean sailing on existing heavy fuels. And with our unique understanding of both EGCS technology and shipowners’ requirements, we are confident we can offer outstanding EGCS solutions to our customers."

    After an exhaustive review of competing EGCS suppliers, ICT has partnered with Clean Marine and technical manager Diamond Shipmanagement Pte Ltd, to manage the installation and commissioning of the systems aboard seven vessels, built between 2015 and 2017. All vessels were ECO designed and built by the Japanese-based Fukuoka Shipyard.

    Clean Marine offers a portfolio of market proven EGCS solutions, with orders received from shipowners and yards such as BP/Hyundai Mipo, Stolt Tankers/Hudong, AET/Samsung. The firm’s unique Allstream technology is suitable for a diverse range of vessel types, including all types of tanker vessels, dry bulk car carriers and container vessels.

    Clean Marine AS has since 2006 invested more than 30 MUSD in development of an Exhaust Gas Cleaning System (EGCS), better known as a scrubber, for the maritime industry. Through extensive testing in the workshop and in the field, its marine scrubbers have been developed into a highly flexible allstream exhaust gas cleaning device for existing and new ships. The Allstream feature allows all exhaust sources on-board to be cleaned by one common cleaning unit, offering a competitive solution that is easy to operate. Clean Marine offers ship owners, engine makers and ship builders equipment and support needed to install an EGCS on both new buildings and existing ships.

    Inventor Chemical Tankers AS (ICT) is a Norwegian-based owner, that boasts a fleet of 12 advanced steel chemical tankers, all of which are operated through the Hansa Tankers trading platform.

    Diamond Shipmanagment Pte Ltd (DSMPL) is a Singaporean-based ship management company that specialises in managing chemical tankers.




2017 November 23

16:05 CMA CGM announces GRI from Asia to ECSA
16:03 Bunker prices may turn into irregular phase in the lead-up to OPEC’s meeting
15:44 Okskaya shipyard lays down the first non-self-propelled oil barge in a series of ten vessels ordered by STLC
15:33 European Sea Ports Organisation welcomes a deadline for global solution on CO2 from shipping
15:00 Ports of Ayr and Troon celebrate delivery of new Scottish-built pilot vessel
14:19 Corvette Soobrazitelny, Baltic Fleet, performed some training missions in piracy affected areas in Gulf of Aden
14:02 Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship
13:23 Navigation 2017 to close in Azov-Don Basin of Russia’s IWW on 1 December 2017
13:02 Oldendorff Carriers receives IBJ Bulk Ship Operator of the Year award
12:36 Russia’s General Board of State Expert Review approves Phase I of Bagayevsky Hydrosystem project
12:10 Ports of Ayr and Troon celebrate delivery of new Scottish-built pilot vessel
11:52 Marine Recruiting Agency goes on with the program of RTG operators training
11:29 Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 22 mln t milestone this year (photo)
11:04 MGO prices are still high at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
10:41 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in Jan-Oct'17 grew by 16% to 11.28 mln t
10:18 Brent Crude futures price down 0.25% to $63.16, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.21% to $57.90
09:53 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.5 mln passengers in Jan-Oct'17, up 30.2%, Y-o-Y
09:35 Port of Singapore throughput up 5.9% to 519.68 mln t in 10M’17
09:17 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,413 points

2017 November 22

18:02 Throughput of port Vyborg up 13% to 1.24 mln t in 10M’17
17:46 New research reveals ‘golden period’ ahead for the Port of Barrow
17:24 Iceland accedes to air pollution treaty
17:03 MSC receives the ‘Container Line of the Year’ award
16:35 Throughput of port Primorsk in 10M’17 down 9% Y-o-Y to 49.40 mln t
16:03 Scottish energy ports capability directory launched
15:47 Throughput of port Vysotsk up 2% to 14.42 mln t in 10M’17
15:21 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport down 13.3% to 4.8 mln t in 10M’17
15:03 Otto Energy confirms the installation of the jacket and decks comprising the SM 71 F Platform
14:44 Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 11% to 85.04 mln t in 10M’17
14:36 APM Terminals opens a new era for Puerto Quetzal
14:22 Okskaya shipyard will build a series of six trawlers for fishing company Variant
14:03 Forth Ports installs NORBIT survey system for the Forth and the Tay
13:21 DOF sells the vessel Skandi Møgster
12:39 ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Vision looks beyond human vision for ship automation
12:16 Crowley provides ATB to deliver jet fuel from U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico
12:15 Throughput of Big Port St. Petersburg up 10% to 44.01 mln t in 10M’17
11:46 Navigation season at the main route of the Volga-Baltic Waterway is over (photo)
11:08 Hapag-Lloyd buys low carbon refrigerant containers from Maersk Container Industry
10:51 Bunker prices are flat at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
10:30 Brent Crude futures price up 0.13% to $62.30, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.12% to $56.49
10:07 Wagenborg Offshore chooses ULSTEIN PX121 design
09:44 Composit LLC supports “Hydraulic Engineering Structures of Water Transport” Congress as its Sponsor
09:21 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,396 points
09:07 OOCL introduces new containership OOCL Scandinavia
08:30 INEOS to deliver first ever US ethane from shale gas to China in 2019 using world’s largest ethane carrier
08:07 Further SharpEye™ order for Pakistan Navy Submarine upgrade
07:30 Ekofish Group builds twin-rigger at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam

2017 November 21

18:24 Navios Maritime Holdings reports 3Q, 9 months financial results
18:19 Philly Shipyard delivers fourth and final product tanker to Kinder Morgan
17:59 Major ASW ship Vice Admiral Kulakov enters Norwegian Sea
17:37 Sokhna World Zone project presented to investors in Dubai
17:23 Mathilde Maersk rescues stranded fishermen
17:12 Tuco and Sea Machines unveil remote controlled ProZero workboats
16:51 Sea Port of St.Peterburg completed another stage of machinery modernization
16:34 Hapag-Lloyd announces vessel delay and port omission on WAN service
16:27 MOL and joint PBCF developers attend 2017 Nikkei Global Environmental Technology Award ceremony
16:17 MMT starts offshore geophysical survey for AQUIND Interconnector
15:54 Gazprom and Shell discuss LNG projects and Nord Stream 2
15:35 IMO’s technical cooperation activities have received a boost of US$1.0 million
15:11 Kleven signs MoU with De Beers Marine Namibia