The ‘NACC Alicudi’ became the first with cement carrier with IMO Tier III compliance. The ship was converted in 2017 and became a 120m self-discharging cement carrier. The ship’s cement handling system is based on compressors and vacuum pumps, driven by Tier III engines.
The latest generation of MTU’s Series 4000 engines equipped with the SCR system for ships successfully completed the IMO Tier III certification tests. The engines now comply with the emission regulations in accordance with IMO MARPOL Annex VI, IMO Tier III. MTU’s SCR system is fully controlled, with real-time NOx measurement.
The first IMO Tier III certified tugboat, in Europe, is about to be constructed. Namely, Caterpillar Marine informed that Uzmar Workboat and Tug Factory will built the vessel. The tugboat will be powered with engines, and generators with Selective Catalytic Reactor systems to comply with IMO Tier III certification requirements.
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