ship exhaust Articles

  • Shipping Emissions - The Environmental Case for Sea Water Scrubbing

    The romantic image of a luxury liner cruising blue seas amid blue skies and trailing a plume of smoke is too close to the truth for comfort. The emissions from shipping make an increasingly conspicuous contribution to air quality, health and environmental problems of Europe, and indeed, the world. Yet an effective and safe technology to dramatically reduce these emissions is being discouraged, ...


  • DESMI Lifts Green Ship Business Case

    New rules call for fresh approach It’s hardly news that the shipping industry is mobilising to meet the demands of wave after wave of new environmental regulations. From the IMO’s ballast water management legislation to EEDI (the Energy Efficiency Design Index for new ships) and SEEMP (Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan), shipowners need to be ready to drastically cut ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • An evaluation of the residual toxicity and chemistry of a sodium hydroxide‐based ballast water treatment system for freshwater ships

    Non‐native organisms in the ballast water (BW) of freshwater ships must be killed to prevent the spread of invasive species. The ideal BW treatment system (BWTS) would kill 100% of BW organisms with minimal residual toxicity to organisms in receiving waters. The residual toxicity and chemistry of a BWTS was evaluated: sodium hydroxide was added to elevate pH to > 11.5 to kill BW organisms, ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Thank You All for the Success of MEXA-7000

    The MEXA-ONE, our new Motor Exhaust Gas Analyzer launched in 2012, has become our core product superseding the MEXA-7000 with a surge in the number of shipments since the beginning of 2014. The MEXA-7000 had evolved continually over the nineteen years since its introduction in 1995 to respond to the significant changes that took place in emission regulations, types of fuel and new technology in ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Clearing the Air: Reducing Diesel Pollution in West Oakland

    Diesel exhaust — the black smoke coming out of buses, trucks, trains, and ships — is the number one toxic air pollutant in California.1 Chemicals in diesel pollution can cause cancer, harm the reproductive system and aggravate or cause asthma. New research shows that West Oakland, California, a neighborhood surrounded by freeways and bordered by the Port of Oakland, suffers from far more than its ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • Pollution Engineering Editor`s Choice Awards 2011

    The RSI ProGreen Chiller Module uses the latest advancements in internal combustion engines to knock down VOC vapors. A chiller requires less oxidization while still using the vapor/contaminant as its primary fuel source for the engine. The Degassing Module can be a stand-alone system or can be installed on an FSI ProGreen Vacuum Truck. Advances in control technology. Increases in energy prices ...

  • PE Editors Choice Awards 2011 FSI

    The staff at Pollution Engineering has completed our review of the dozens of submissions of new product descriptions for equipment released to the market over the past year. Provided here for review are some products that continue that trend. ...


    By Field Specialties Inc.

  • LEV: What You Need to Know Before Selecting and Installing Dust Control Systems - White Paper

    Many processes in the production of drugs in the pharmaceutical industry produce significant quantities of dust which can cause serious health related problems to workers handling the materials. Additional problems of these operations are the loss of valuable material and the serious risk of cross contamination of drugs. Operations such as scooping, tablet processing, blending, milling, and tray ...


    By Kleissler P C, LLC

  • High Quality Pumps for Den Breejen Shipyard

    Since 1947 Den Breejen Shipyard in the Netherlands has produced high-quality vessels like passenger vessels, ferries, container and dry cargo ships, tankers, work boats and pontoons. River cruise vessels and ferries are specialties of Den Breejen and many DESMI pumps are onboard. DESMI Pumps are used for the following applications: ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Recuperative oxidizer - Boat engine manufacturer

    Epcon has extensive experience in designing and building Thermal Oxidizers for Engine Cell Testing. The Problem A major Boat Engine manufacturer needed to lower emissions from engine cell testing. All motors, whether automobile or boat, are Pre-Tested for several hours prior to shipping. The emissions from these Engine Cells are mostly Carbon Monoxide and unburned fuel, with ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Deluged by Diesel: Healthy Solutions for West County

    Hugging the San Francisco Bay, in the shadow of a major oil refinery, and surrounded by industry, freeways, and rail yards, sits the community of Inner West Contra Costa County. As this report will show, the residents of this area (which we will call Inner West County for the sake of simplicity) are exposed to far more than their fair share of pollution. However, the good news is that there is a ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • New study links air pollution and early death in the U.K.

    Researchers find car exhaust causes more premature deaths than car accidents. Written by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office.You can read the original new in MIT NewsIn a study appearing this ...

  • MEGTEC innovation cuts flexible packaging manufacturer’s energy bills by $10,000 a month

    Saving money on its energy bills turned out to be a lot of hot air for flexible packaging innovator Shields Bag & Printing. As a custom blown film extruder, Shields Bag extrudes, prints and converts film for flexible packaging products used in a wide range of industries. The company produces more than 100 lines of products that are shipped to clients all over the world, from produce bags to ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC

  • First Export of PCB-Contaminated Equipment from Peru

    ABB made the first export ever of contaminated equipment with PCB and liquid of PCB from Peru. The PCB waste was shipped towards ABB Environmental Services in ...

  • Case Study - Plastic Parts Flow Coating/Painting

    Problem: Quick Replacement of Damaged Oxidizer Short Term Solution: Provided Rental Unit within 10 days of first call. Final Solution: Provided permanent replacement unit with $50,000 /year fuel savings compared to original system; and 100% more flow capacity. Equipment Provided: Short Term Solution:Direct thermal ...


    By Kono Kogs, Inc.

  • Soot level – a diesel engine lube oil condemning limit

    While there is widespread disagreement on used-diesel oil condemning limits, it is well known that excessive soot in the lube oil causes abnormal valve and injection-train wear.  It can also increase exhaust emissions and clog filters.  Typically, the suggested limit for soot is in the neighborhood of 3% but can go much higher.  With the new ASTM Method D7686, truck, bus, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Portable IR Analyzer Provides ASTM Field Test Method for Measuring Soot Levels In Diesel Engine Lubricating Oils

    The InfraCal Soot Meter, from Wilks Enterprise, gives users an approved ASTM testing method for measuring the percent level of soot in diesel engine lubricating oils -- ASTM Method D7686-2011 entitled “Test Method for Field-Based Condition Monitoring of Soot in In-Service Lubricants Using a Fixed-Filter Infrared (IR) instrument.” While there is widespread disagreement on used-diesel ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • More to Scrubber Pumps than Meets the Eye

    One component, in particular, needs to be carefully selected to ensure safe and efficient sulphur removal. The time is now Shipowners are having to move fast to change fuel type to distillate fuel or LNG, or to install the exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGC systems) known as scrubbers. They’re reacting to new sulphur emission legislation set to come into force in designated ...


    By DESMI A/S

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