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Eastern Pacific wants to capture CO2 from two tankers

Filtering systems will capture carbon from two tanker vessels from Eastern Pacific Shipping, which has options for similar systems for an additional three ships.

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Shipping company Eastern Pacific Shipping, which is located in Singapore, has landed a deal with company Value Maritime on installment of filters able to capture CO2 from the exhaust system of two MR tankers, according to a press release.

The cleaning systems will be able to remove sulfur and 99% of particulate matter, according to the announcement, and the systems will furthermore be able to capture carbon from the exhaust system. The carbon is stored in a CO2 battery, which can be discharged when the ships are at port in order for the carbon to be used by other companies.

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