Month: October 2020


Wet air scrubbers: types and operating principles

A wet scrubber is an air treatment filter for purification from mechanical pollutants. Two main types of air pollution control equipment are used to solve the problems of air treatment from dust and gas emissions of industrial enterprise – dry or wet scrubbers for capturing and removing solid particulate pollutants.  Dry scrubber systems of inertial,...


What are better scrubbers or low-sulfur fuels?

It is a well-known fact that the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) confirmed that the sulfur content in marine fuel should be at least 0.5% by January 1, 2020. Thus, shipowners have two options: to install air treatment devices on their ships or use fuel with low sulfur content. So what is better – the...