A pro-scrubber group is urging ports worldwide against banning open-loop scrubbers on the premise that the IMO 2020 devices may harm marine life. "Ports have the right to mandate their own requirements and it is commonplace for local administrations to continually assess their ship discharge requirements,"
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Group cites 'fake news' in response to recent port bans
Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 says harbours should not prohibit open-loop scrubbers given lack of scientific data