total sulphur content News

  • Sulphur-dioxide emissions are falling

    A new study confirms that global emissions of sulphur dioxide are declining, which is promising from the point of view of pollution, but a fact that could have implications for global warming. Global sulphur-dioxide emissions have generally been in decline since the mid-70s, though they did increase from 2000 to 2005, and peaked ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • H2S / TOS / TS

    For many applica­tions, the time of analysis and the number of sulphurs to be analyzed are very important. Therefore new applications have been developed to either decrease the time of analy­sis or increase the number of com­pounds without coelution. For the odorization of gas, not only odorant species but the total sulphur content must be ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Public health costs of air pollution fall in Europe but remain high for maritime shipping

    The public health impacts of air pollution in Europe remain large, but are falling thanks to regulatory actions to cut emissions, a recent study finds. However, it issues a warning about the public health impacts of emissions from rising levels of international ship traffic. Exposure to air pollution has been linked to long-term health problems, especially heart and lung conditions and may lead ...

  • Marchwood Scientific new range of services for biodegradable waste

    Marchwood Scientific Services Ltd (MSSL) the independent Dioxin testing laboratory near Southampton has now extended its package of testing services for biodegradable wastes. The EU Landfill Directive and corresponding UK Landfill Regulations set targets designed to divert biodegradable municipal wastes (BMW) away from landfill. These targets state that by 2010, only 75% of the 1995 quantity of ...

  • EU meets most international air pollutant emissions limits, further cuts possible

    Many air pollutant emissions are below internationally agreed limits, except nitrogen oxides, according to a European Environment Agency report released today. Emissions of three air pollutants, including fine particulate matter, are only slightly above targets to be met in 2020. Nitrogen oxides (NOx) are mainly caused by traffic, although this pollutant is also emitted by industrial ...

  • Arctic melting opens sea route to more pollution

    As Arctic sea ice continues to melt at an alarming rate, maritime traffic is set to increase − and with it the pollution emitted by ships’ engines. A paper published by the  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Client Kudos: ORYX GTL Receives Multiple Awards for HSE Activities

    BST client Oryx GTL won three awards within one week in recognition of their outstanding track record in health, safety, and environment (HSE) activities and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Located in Ras Laffan Industrial City, the ORYX GTL plant is Qatar's first commercial producer to process natural gas into low-sulphur and environmentally friendly diesel, ...

  • Sonic Environmental Solutions to acquire heavy oil upgrading technology

    SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. (“SONIC” or “the Company”) today announced that it has agreed to terms to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Northern Oil Research Technologies Inc. (“NORT”), an Alberta based oil process development company. NORT has developed and patented a low pressure and temperature chemical process for upgrading heavy crude oil (or bitumen) and is developing ...


  • Wärtsilä wins repeat order from Messina for exhaust gas cleaning systems

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Wärtsilä wins repeat order from Messina for exhaust gas cleaning systems Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 26 February 2013 at 12 noon EET Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading solutions and services provider, has been contracted by the Korean yard STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, to supply ...


  • Algoma Central Corporation has chosen Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion systems with integrated scrubbers for six Great Lakes vessels

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press release, 25 January 2012, at 11.00 am (EET) The full propulsion system with integrated fresh water scrubber lowers operating costs while reducing the vessel's environmental footprint by allowing owners to use high sulphur fuels in Emission Control Area (ECA) Zones and meet sulphur emissions ...


  • Questions and Answers on the new European air quality directive

     Questions and Answers on the new directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe 1) What is the issue? Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large ...

  • Repeat order for proven Wärtsilä emissions control products

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 25 January 2013 at 8 am EET  Wärtsilä chosen to fit Exhaust Gas Cleaning system and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading ...


  • Wärtsilä to supply catalytic converters to Finnish multipurpose icebreakers

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 24 October 2011, at noon (12.00) EET Wärtsilä will supply two Finnish icebreakers with catalytic converters designed to significantly reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides, which are harmful to the environment and to human health. The ships will also be converted to enable the use of Ultra Low Sulphur ...


  • BacTech Begins Tailing Sampling at Telamayu, Bolivia

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company"), (CNSX: BAC)(WKN: A1H4TY) announces that it has obtained approval from Corporacion Minera de Bolivia, the state-owned mining company for Bolivia ("COMIBOL") and has begun sampling tailings from the Telamayu mill site in Bolivia. At this stage there is no agreement in place between BacTech and COMIBOL but if the sampling results ...


  • Invensys Inks Automation Contracts With Russia`s TNK-BP

    Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the process and manufacturing industries, has signed two contracts with TNK-BP, the third largest oil company in Russia and among the top 10 private oil companies in the world by production volumes. Under the terms of the agreements, Invensys will provide comprehensive automation ...


  • Updated industrial emissions register reveals mixed results

    The EU’s internet-based public register of industrial emissions to air and water, the European Pollutant Emission Register (EPER), was today updated with the latest emissions data from some 12,000 industrial installations across Europe. These figures – for 2004 – can now be compared with those for 2001 for a number of ...

  • Wärtsilä completes unique conversion of vessel to LNG operation

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press release, 23 November 2011 The product tanker 'Bit Viking' was the first vessel ever to undergo a conversion by Wärtsilä from heavy fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG) operation. The conversion enables the 'Bit Viking' to qualify for lower nitrogen oxide (NO ...


  • Wärtsilä to power two more LNG fuelled offshore vessels in Gulf of Mexico

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Wärtsilä to power two more LNG fuelled offshore vessels in Gulf of Mexico Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 17 February 2012 at 3 pm EET ...


  • Data centre operator is 300th achiever of carbon trust standard

    The total carbon footprint of businesses and public sector bodies certified by the Carbon Trust Standard is now nearly 32 million tonnes of CO2e1. The 300 Standard achievers have so far together cut their emissions by 2.1 million tonnes of CO2e representing an average reduction of just under 7% per organisation over two years. These reductions have saved them the equivalent of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Wärtsilä and Shell sign co-operative agreement to promote use of LNG as a marine fuel

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical press release, 8 September 2011   Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading solutions provider, and Shell Oil Company have signed a Joint Co-operation Agreement aimed at ...


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