NGO criticizes carrier alliance for "unethical" communication on ship emissions

The Clean Shipping Alliance 'fabricated' a misleading quote in a press release that attacks an environmental report from international NGO ICCT, says ICCT, which now counters the attack.

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The Clean Shipping Alliance, formed by a group of shipowners, is misleading the public in an "unethical" manner about the content of wash water from so-called open-loop scrubbers, which clean emissions from ship engines, says Washington-based NGO The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT).

In a recent press release covered by ShippingWatch, Clean Shipping Alliance criticized a new ICCT report on global scrubber discharges for describing the wash water from scrubbers as "hot, polluted and acidic sludge".

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