Washwater from scrubbers should not be discharged in Oman's waters unless an approved private facility is used.

According to Standard Club and its local correspondent Inchcape Shipping Services. there is no set limit known for pollution fines due to discharge of scrubber washwater in Oman waters.

The fines will be set on a case to case basis at the discretion of the Ministry of Environment & Climate Affairs and the respective port authority.

Standard also informs that that if the authorities discover that the ship has not complied with these rules, then the ship may be detained.