Marine gas scrubbers continue to make more economic, environmental and operational sense than any other solution to the IMO 2020 conundrum. Even in these difficult times, marine gas scrubbers are still the future.
Scott Poulter, Chairman and CEO of Pacific Green Technologies commented:
"As a result of COVID-19 and the narrowing of the oil price spread we have been forced to rethink the sales strategy in our marine division...
Since entering the marine sector, the Company has delivered 86 ENVI-Marine™ Systems to its customers, with another 56 ENVI-Marine™ Systems contracted to be delivered in 2020 and 2021. Travel restrictions resulting from the Pandemic have impeded the Company's ability to enter and exit shipyards. The Company has postponed 32 ENVI-MarineTM System installations to 2021 to accommodate client and supplier needs but has received no ENVI-Marine™ System cancellations as a result of the Pandemic.
Following the global threat of COVID-19, I want to start by wishing you, your family, friends and colleagues all the best of health and to take every measure to stay safe during these tumultuous times.
In January, Pacific Green Technologies started sending COVID-19 updates across the organization. Some staff, notably individuals in China, were the first to be asked to work from home to minimize risk of COVID-19 exposure and transmission.
Selecting a partner that can balance technological innovation and engineering capability with international reach and trustworthy support will not only be a good business decision for VLCC owners - it will be a competitive advantage.
The most cost-effective and cutting-edge gas scrubbing technology at a very affordable price, with a huge production capacity and a global service network with a reputation for getting things done - Pacific Green offers the perfect package for shipowners looking to comply with IMO 2020.
Despite burning high sulphur fuel oil, ships fitted with scrubbers emit cleaner exhaust gases than the thousands of vessels using LSFO. And they’re saving money too.
Scrubbers make more economic, mechanical and operational sense, because shipowners can no longer justify the downtime and engine trouble associated with low sulphur fuel oils
A comprehensive explanation of how a gas scrubber is fitted to a ship.
Only by adopting scrubbers as part of a waste-reducing circular mindset will the maritime industry be able to achieve genuine environmental gains. Less than that is simply lip service to green ideals.