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New Swedish study: Open-loop scrubbers produce significant pollution

A new study by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute has tested wash water from open-loop scrubbers. The tests show that untreated wash water from open-loop scrubbers contains significant levels of pollution and is harmful to the marine environment. Researchers behind the study express concerns about the long-term consequences.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Melissa Kühn Hjerrild

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