Report: Scrubbers clean the air but pollute the sea

A new report from German environmental organization NABU points out that scrubbers do not solve the problem of air pollution from ships, as the marine environment could instead become a dumping ground for substances such as mercury and lead.
Pureteq scrubber
Pureteq scrubber

German environmental organization NABU, Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union, has published a new report that levels a strong critique against carriers' use of exhaust cleaning systems, so-called scrubbers, to reduce their ships' emission of harmful particles.

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