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Marine Scrubbers & Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems

Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore, Singapore
10 April - 11 April, 2017

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Course Duration: 2 Days

Learning outcomes

  • Regulations and guidelines for EGCS
  • Technical and operational criteria for wet and dry scrubbers
  • Investment Estimates and Evaluation for new versus existing vessels – CAPEX, OPEX and Life Cycle costs
  • Managing the conversion / installation process
  • Onboard operations
  • Handling scrubber downtime and non-compliance
  • Assessing crew workload and training requirements
  • Lessons learnt from prior installations
  • Case Study and Group Exercise
    • Choosing a scrubber system for specific vessel types
    • Calculating payback for a scrubber investment


Who Should Attend
This workshop will benefit anyone involved in exhaust gas cleaning systems and operations including:

  • Ship Owners, Operators, and Managers
  • Shipyards and Ship Designers
  • Classification Societies
  • Scrubber and Exhaust Gas System Technology Providers
  • Testing and Analysis Companies and Marine Surveyors
  • Consulting Organisations


Course Director
Björn Asplind, M.Sc Naval Architect
CEO and Founder, Technocean Consulting AB, Gothenburg, Sweden
Björn has over 15 years’ experience as a Naval Architect and has worked for large technical and R&D organisations over the years. He has managed the procurement and installation of both open and closed loop scrubbers. Björn is currently leading several scrubber conversion projects for the Swedish Ship Owner Stena. The assignment covers both technical, economical and contractual aspects of the project. He has evaluated almost all the major scrubber suppliers such as Wärtsilä, Alfa Laval, Yara, Ecospray, CR Ocean Engineering, Langh Scrubbers, STI, Clean Marine and AEC Maritime.


What past delegates say about our course

“Insights on economics and liability of selecting scrubber options. Analysis to establish credible/supported decision for scrubber options”
Sembawang Shipyard

“Very interactive, objective and informed”
Thoresen & Co (Bangkok) Ltd

“Covered challenging issues for installing scrubber system. I understood time schedule of the installation”
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd

“Learnt more on the cost element on the installation of the scrubber system especially on the sensitivity. Understood more on the challenges and the integration of the system”
American Bureau of Shipping

“Interaction with the trainer/speaker and delegates is very useful. Very fruitful workshop”
Ecospec Marine Technology