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MOL Studies For Environmental Regulations

MOL Studies For Environmental Regulations

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., also known as MOL announced on the 6th of June, 2016 that it has entered into a joint study to equip in-service vessels with SOX scrubber system*, to ensure compliance with upcoming international environmental regulations. The scrubbers eliminate sulfur dioxide (SOX) from exhaust gas, allowing vessels to meet international treaty standards for SOX emissions without using low-sulfur fuel.

Also participating in the project are Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK; Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo), Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (President: Ryutaro Ikebe; Headquarters: Usuki City, Oita Prefecture), Sanwa Dock Co., Ltd. (CEO: Isamu Teranishi; Headquarters: Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture), and Wärtsilä Japan Ltd. (Managing Director: Yoshihiko Onishi; Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo).

SOX Scrubber Unit

The companies plan to address the SOX emissions issue in advance of a revised international treaty that places stronger restrictions on exhaust emissions from vessels. The study targets car carriers, because their structure makes it more technically challenging to add scrubber systems, compared to other types of vessels. It also focuses on ships already in service, which are more difficult to equip with scrubbers than new building vessels.

The project participants will develop detailed specifications for the scrubber system and use the latest technologies such as 3D scanning to promote operational efficiency in installation process. In addition, the joint approach with ClassNK and Wärtsilä Japan allows for more diversified study, aiming for results that will streamline the development of ship class rules and guidelines.

The MOL Group continually takes a proactive stance in development and introduction of technologies that enhance safety and reduce the environmental impact of its operations, while ensuring reliable, cost-effective transport services.

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Amolrada Thamrongvoraporn

Amolrada Thamrongvoraporn is a Thai Content Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager, and an avid people-watcher/flâneur. She enjoys discussion about social dynamics, modern philosophy, movies, and cat videos. She's also a big fan of raccoon gifs, ghostly stories, as well as rock music from the 60s through the 80s.

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