EPS, Value Maritime to install first carbon capture system onboard tankers


Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) will partner with Dutch company Value Maritime (VM) to fit MR tankers M/T Pacific Cobalt and M/T Pacific Gold with carbon capture and filter systems, making them the current largest ocean-going vessels fitted with carbon capture technology.

Revealed today, May 17th, the system will be fitted with a VM’s Filtree System, a prefabricated gas cleaning system that filters sulphur and 99% of particular matter. 

Incorporating a ‘plug and play’ approach that allows vessels to capture up to 40% of today’s CO2 emissions, a Carbon Capture Module will also be fitted within the system. 

After it charges the carbon dioxide (CO2) battery, the battery discharges in port before being used by CO2 customers, such as greenhouses, or injected into carbon sequestration networks 

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