Sweden to investigate scrubber washwater

Scrubber washwater will now be investigated thoroughly in Sweden, where the government has asked two different authorities to present documentation.

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The Swedish government will now examine washwater from scrubbers thoroughly. Washwater from open-loop scrubbers has been a hot topic in the shipping industry for a number of years.

Two government agencies, Transportstyrelsen (the Transport Agency) and the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management will conduct an investigation of the washwater together. Sweden will subsequently make a decision on the issue, writes media Sjöfartstidningen.

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