Malaysia issues shipping notices on scrubbers, compliance as IMO 2020 nears

Singapore — The Marine Department of Malaysia is among the latest to issue a notice to prohibit the discharge of washwater from open loop scrubbers in its port waters when the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur mandate gets implemented.

“Ships calling to the Malaysian ports are advised to change over to compliance fuel oil or change over to close loop system (if hybrid system) before entering Malaysian waters and…

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