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NOx reduction kits for MAN B&W S70MC & S50MC type engines

IMO issues new circulars The IMO has issued new Circulars and MEPC.1/Circ. 765 gives information on new retrofitting kits for MAN B&W S70MC and S50MC type engines.In accordance with the provisions of regulation 13 of MARPOL Annex VI, engines of more than 5 MW and a displacement per cylinder of 90 litres or above, installed onboard ships built between 1 January 1990 and 31 December 1999, should be fitted with methods for NOx emissions reduction (kits) when such kits are available and approved by an Administration.Ships with engines for which the kits are approved are required to be fitted with them at the first renewal survey of the IAPP Certificate which is scheduled 12 months from the date on which the Administration gives notice of the certification of the approved kit.According to MEPC.1/Circ. 764 and 765, the Danish Administration reported on the certification of the approved method for MAN B&W S70MC and SM50MC type engines on 11 August 2011. Therefore, installation of the kits for such engines will be mandatory no later than the first renewal survey for the IAPP Certificate which occurs on or after 12 August 2012, subject to commercial availability.IACS has informed the IMO that data provided ...

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NOx reduction kits available for engines on ships built before 2000

Engines of more than 5 MW -installed onboard ships built between 1 January 1990 and 31 December 1999 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Operators are reminded that, when MARPOL Annex VI amendments were adopted, one new provision was to require that engines of more than 5 MW, installed onboard ships built between 1 January 1990 and 31 December 1999 should install methods for NOx emissions reduction (kits) when such kits are available and approved by an Administration.Ships with engines for which the kits are approved would have the obligation to fit them at the first renewal survey which is scheduled after 12 months from the date of which IMO issues the information on approved kits.We were made aware that the IMO has issued in October 2010 and in February 2011 MEPC.1/Circ. 738 (to view click here) and MEPC.1/Circ. 743 (to view click here) respectively with Information on Approved Methods Under MARPOL Annex VI. The NOx emissions reduction methods are promoted by MAN B&W and by Wartsila Switzerland Ltd respectively, andboth were approved by Germanischer Lloyd on behalf of the Danish and German Administrations respectively.The Appendix to the Notice of Compliance in MEPC.1/Circ 743 lists a number of ships (identified ...

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