Building gas scrubber policy on hyperbole rather than science is a worrying trend that threatens to destabilise constructive debate and, ultimately, the spirit of IMO 2020.
Gas scrubbers, which also eliminate black carbon and particulate matter, offer shipowners the best long-term solution against carbon-focused legislation.
Pacific Green Technologies is delighted to welcome Anders Jorgen Røine to the team as Direct Sales Commercial & Business Development Director based in the office in Oslo.
Scott Poulter, Pacific Green Technologies’ CEO said, “We are really pleased that Anders is joining us to strengthen our team at a time when the scrubber market seems to be going through a resurgence with the price differential between 0.5% sulphur fuels and high sulphur fuels widening, making scrubbers such an attractive option for shipowners who could see their ROI times cut sharply.”
Exhaust gas scrubber manufacturers are helping shipowners meet new environmental standards, and as the attractions of green investment become more apparent, these companies look very desirable to investors.
Pacific Green Announces Dr. Neil Carmichael’s retirement as an Executive Officer of the Company and his appointment as a Non-Executive Director of the Company
Pacific Green Technologies Inc., today announced that Dr. Neil Carmichael will be retiring as Chief Executive, effective August 22, 2019, and taking on the role of non-executive Director where he will assist in mentoring the group’s management. Scott Poulter, current Executive Director, will be appointed as Chief Executive.
As IMO 2020 approaches, how attractive is green shipping for investors?
The implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation is expected to have a number of significant impacts on the shipping industry—and today’s shippers are turning to alternative green fuel solutions to keep up.
Politicians Are Swimming In A Sea Of Scrubber Ignorance - The Shipping Industry Needs To Educate Them
Politicians and voters clearly don’t understand the ramifications of IMO 2020, especially regarding gas scrubbers. The shipping industry needs to educate the wider world. And it needs to start now.
Some in the refinery industry claim that there won’t be much HSFO around after IMO 2020. These claims are nonsensical, and here’s why.
Rumours that the marine gas scrubber market is running out of steam are wide of the mark - especially for those scrubber providers with huge production capacities.
IMO 2020 has placed enormous pressure on stakeholders throughout the maritime industry. It is understandable, then, that debates around the most effective way to comply with the IMO’s new emissions standards have been animated.
The big question on shipowners’ minds has been: what do we do to effectively and affordably meet the new 0.5% sulphur (sulfur) cap?