Agenda

Singapore, Singapore
12 April - 13 April, 2018
Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., China
16 April - 17 April, 2018


THE WORKINGS OF AN EXHAUST GAS CLEANING SYSTEM

  • Compatible ship components and equipment (engine, boilers, SCR, etc)
  • Treatment plant
  • Examples of different designs and workings

THE SCRUBBER MARKET

  • Fuel compliance outlook for the global fleet
  • What will determine ship owner decisions?
  • Vessels lending themselves to a scrubber retrofit
  • Current uptake by vessel and technology type
  • Order book for scrubbers

REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES

  • IMO requirements
  • Regional and local regulations
  • Emissions monitoring requirements
  • Documentation and reports
  • Wash water management

TECHNOLOGY OPTIONS

  • Wet scrubbers
  • Open
  • Closed
  • Hybrid
  • Dry scrubbers

CHOOSING A SYSTEM – TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL CRITERIA FOR WET AND DRY SCRUBBERS

  • Installation requirements
  • Dimensions
  • Vessel stability
  • Piping systems
  • GRE piping
  • Auxiliary equipment
  • Electrical systems
  • Back pressure and noise

CHOOSING A SYSTEM – INVESTMENT ESTIMATES AND EVALUATION FOR NEW VERSUS EXISTING VESSELS

  • CAPEX
  • OPEX
  • Life cycle costs for scrubbers
  • Financing cost and return on investment
  • Other compliance options such as LNG

Case Study and Group Exercise: Calculating payback for a scrubber investment

EVALUATION OF MAJOR SCRUBBER SUPPLIERS

  • What’s available
  • Comparison matrix of technology
  • What to choose?

CHOOSING A SYSTEM – OTHER ISSUES

  • Crew training
  • Maintenance and repair

Case Study and Group Exercise: Choosing a scrubber system for specific vessel types

INSTALLATION AND CONVERSION CONTRACTS

  • Parties involved
  • Key aspects to the agreement
  • Where do things go wrong?
  • Project management

MANAGING THE CONVERSION PROCESS

  • Timelines
  • Technical and operational considerations
  • Commissioning and regulatory approvals

ONBOARD OPERATIONS

  • Maintenance
  • Hazardous chemicals management
  • Wash water management
  • Additional workload assessment for crew
  • Handling scrubber downtime and non-compliance

EMISSIONS MEASUREMENT

  • The key aspects of monitoring and reporting
  • Technologies available

CASE STUDY FOCUS

  • Impact on vessel operations
  • Measuring compliance effectiveness
  • Problems and challenges faced
  • Lessons learnt from prior installations

Scrubber installation checklist for ship owners