The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has reiterated that it will not postpone the start date for a new 0.50% global sulfur cap on marine fuel set to come into force in 2020.

"The 2020 global sulphur limit will enter into force on 1 January 2020, without any delay," IMO's Edmund Hughes told delegates this week gathered at an industry event in Athens, Greece. 

SAN JOSE, CA – October 30th, 2017 - Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (“PGT”)

(OTCQB: PGTK) is pleased to confirm that it has successfully completed its commissioning and emissions testing for its ENVI-Marine™ Exhaust Gas Scrubbing System on UML’s “Westminster” Chemical Tanker.

The Westminster is the first system to be sold to UML by PGT under the agreement signed in December 2016 with an intent for UML to purchase up to ten systems over the following eighteen months.

SAN JOSE, CA – August 16th, 2017 - Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (“Pacific Green”) (OTCQB: PGTK) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with POWERCHINA SPEM Co., Limited (“POWERCHINA SPEM”) to incorporate a new company whereby Pacific Green will own 50.1% and POWERCHINA SPEM 49.9%.

SAN JOSE, CA - July 24, 2017 - Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (“Pacific Green”) (OTCQB: PGTK) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Besiktas Shipyard in Turkey to complete the retrofit of the first ENVI-Marine™ system on a 13,000t chemical tanker, the Westminster, owned by the leading shipping company, Union Maritime Limited.

Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (“PGT”) (OTCQB:PGTK) is very pleased to confirm that following its successful installation and commencement of operation in January 2017 of the ENVI-Clean™ System on the 93MW power plant at the Yancheng Lianxin Steel Company the system has substantially exceeded the performance criteria of PGT’s contractual obligations with POWERCHINA SPEM and the client.

The performance obligation is that the ENVI-Clean™ will reduce the plant's SO2 emissions to levels less than 35 mg/m3 and particulate levels to less than 5 mg/m3.

In this episode of CEOLIVE.TV Scott Poulter who is heading up international business development efforts in the marine sector for Pacific Green Technologies, discusses the first ENVI-Marine™ scrubber leaving port for installation on Union Maritime’s chemical tanker “Westminster.”

SAN JOSE, CA – February 7th, 2017 - Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (“PGT”)

(OTCQB: PGTK) is pleased to confirm that it has completed manufacturing the first ENVI-Marine™ scrubber on schedule for installation on Union Maritime’s chemical tanker “Westminster.”

The decision by IMO to enforce a global 0.5% cap on fuel sulphur content from 2020 could lead to a surge in the installation of scrubbers, with up to 25% of global fleet fitted with the abatement technology by 2025, according to DuPont Clean Technologies.

And in the run up to 2020, between 500 to 2,000 additional ships will retrofit with scrubbers, according to Marco Dierico, marine business development manager for Europe at DuPont, a scrubber manufacturer.

SAN JOSE, CA – January 24th, 2017 - Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (“PGT”) (OTCQB: PGTK) is pleased to confirm that the ENVI-CleanTM Emissions Control system installed on the 93MWe power plant at the Yancheng Lianxin Steel Company Limited (“Yancheng Lianxin”) with its joint venture partner POWERCHINA SPEM Co., Limited ("POWERCHINA SPEM") is now operational.

UK’s ship owner and operator Union Maritime (UML) has secured a deal with Pacific Green Technologies Marine (PGTM) to pay for an emissions control system through the cost savings it delivers.

The arrangement involves PGTM fitting the ENVI-Marine emissions control system (scrubber), worth USD 1.9 million, free of charge to Union Maritime’s 13,000 dwt chemical tanker Westminster in the first quarter of 2017.