container cargo ship at sea emitting air and water pollution, open loop system concept

Can open loop scrubbers prevent pollution?

Several international environmental organizations have submitted a paper to IMO, calling into question the use of scrubbers as alternative compliance mechanisms for the new 2020 fuel sulphur regulations.

ship passing through sea ice using open loop scrubbers system IMO

Environment NGOs question use of open-loop scrubbers

Several international environmental organizations have submitted a paper to IMO, calling into question the use of scrubbers as alternative compliance mechanisms for the new 2020 fuel sulphur regulations.

China: No full ban on open-loop scrubbers

Chinese regulators have updated part of its domestic emission control area regulations with effect from 1 January 2019 but has not yet placed a full ban on open-loop scrubbers.