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France's Le Havre port to collect dirty washwater from scrubbers

The Port of Le Havre now offers shipping lines to collect the dirty washwater from their scrubbers. The port pays 30 percent of the costs for the new solution.

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France's Port of Le Havre will help shipping companies get rid of the dirty washwater from their scrubbers.

The port has joined forces with cleantech company Serep for a solution in which the washwater is collected and treated, so that it is not harmful to the environment, reports Safety4Sea citing a press release from the port.

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