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6 Mar 2020, 15:24
Ian Adams tells Riviera News Editor Edwin Lampert that other EGCS operators can learn from CSA 2020 members' experience.
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3 Mar 2020, 16:18
Scrubber reliability and their emissions reducing efficiency were addressed in February during a technical seminar in which members of the Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 reported on the installation and performance of their respective exhaust gas cleaning systems.
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3 Jan 2020, 10:46
Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 are advising those shipowners looking to install marine exhaust gas cleaning systems as way of meeting global sulphur cap requirements to ensure that manufacturers, shipyards and installers are using quality, high-end materials.
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21 Nov 2019, 13:49
Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 have expressed disappointment in Malaysia’s decision to prohibit the use of open-loop exhaust gas cleaning systems in its coastal waters.
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4 Nov 2019, 13:44
The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has congratulated Danish ferry operator DFDS A/S for ten years of successful scrubber operation, with the exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) onboard the 37,939gt roro Ficaria Seaways achieving more than 50, 000 running hours since 2009.
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26 Sep 2019, 16:54
CSA 2020 Executive Director Ian Adams, along with Alliance members Oldendorff Carriers and DFDS inform delegates on environmental sustainability during two days of discussions in Copengahen, Denmark, at the Global Shipping & Ports Sustainability Forum.
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26 Sep 2019, 11:38
World Ocean Council founding president and ceo Paul Holthus tells delegates at the Shipping 2030 Asia conference in Singapore that there are independent studies to show that the washwater discharge from open-loop scrubbers is not detrimental to the environment and urges governments to reconsider their approach to open-loop scrubbers.
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12 Aug 2019, 14:11
Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 have welcomed a new addition to the canon of scientific literature relating to exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), the latest of which indicates that continued use of residual fuels with a scrubber can help towards global CO2 reduction.
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13 Jul 2019, 08:10
CSA 2020 comments on the recent CEF-funded study published by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
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14 Jun 2019, 12:32
The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has welcomed the preliminary results of an independent study presented by CE Delft indicating that accumulated concentrations of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS, or “scrubbers”) wash water components are well below regulatory limits.
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14 Jun 2019, 09:02
The Financial Times reports on the race to clean up shipping based on interviews with Star Bulk President Hamish Norton, University of Southampton's Dr Matthew Loxham, and James Corbett.
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10 May 2019, 19:11
CSA 2020 Committee members met with the Lloyd's List editor Richard Meade and news reporter Anastassios Adamopoulos at Lloyd's List's London HQ on the 3rd of May to discuss the merits of open-loop exhaust gas cleaning systems.
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6 May 2019, 19:40
The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has received written approvals and no-objection letters from several Port Authorities around the world indicating they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters.
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16 Apr 2019, 19:44
CSA 2020 Vice Chair and Star Bulk Carriers' Head of Strategic Planning Charis Plakontanaki was invited to take part in a panel discussion on EGCS at last month's Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum. To listen to the debate, please click on the image below.
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11 Apr 2019, 13:03
The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has welcomed the decision by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) to accept all types of approved exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for use in its territorial waters.
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13 Mar 2019, 12:07
The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has won the Clean Shipping category of this year’s Green4Sea Awards, which took place yesterday in Athens, Greece. CSA 2020 was presented the award for its significant contribution towards cleaner shipping following a judging process involving a combination of open nominations and votes.
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6 Mar 2019, 13:34
Wallenius Wilhelmsen is the latest shipowner to join the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), increasing the organisation’s membership to 35 shipowners operating a combined fleet of almost 2500 vessels. Other companies to have recently joined the Alliance include Hammonia Reederei, International Seaways, Chandris (Hellas) and Genco Shipping & Trading.
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25 Feb 2019, 17:12
The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 took advantage of the 6th session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR6) held in London this week - and the presence of member state delegates from across the world - to hold its first technical conference and present a detailed study of the composition and quality of exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS, or “scrubber”) washwater.
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20 Feb 2019, 18:01
The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) today expressed strong concerns about a proposal submitted by the European Commission (EC) which urges the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to change its Exhaust Gas Cleaning System (“scrubber”) guidelines. The proposal, which the Commission submitted to IMO on the 8 February deadline, calls for “evaluation and harmonization” of scrubber discharges across all ports, world-wide. 
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24 Jan 2019, 18:04
The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has called upon the global maritime industry not to single out scrubber wash waters when coastal states and port authorities adopt local regulations to lessen the impact of ship operations on their ports and harbours.
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