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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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19 Feb 2019, 18:10
The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has contracted Maritime AMC (MAMCL), a UK-based association management company, to provide secretariat services, and appointed Ian Adams as its Executive Director. The membership body, whose members include more than 30 ship owning companies, was established last year to provide scientific-based information and research on the emissions abatement performance and environmental benefits of closed- and open-loop exhaust gas cleaning systems.
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16 Oct 2018, 19:23
Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) is a new organization consisting of 25 (update 20 May 2019 - now ) 39 leading maritime companies representing over 2,000 ships from the commercial shipping and cruise industries. The international organization was formed with the mission of providing information about the environmental benefits of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS), also commonly referred to as “scrubbers.”
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17 Sep 2018, 19:38
Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 Formed to Support Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) represents a group of leading companies from the commercial shipping and cruise industries that have been leaders in emission control efforts and have made significant investments in research and analysis, funding and committing resources to comply with 2020 fuel requirements through the development and use of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS).
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