Project financing for SOx scrubber projects (11Aug2016)

Project decision about SOx scrubber installation to any shipping companies is not easy at all. Ship owners/operators should consider all aspects of technical, operational, and financial issues.

 

Among these, technical issues may be the easiest one as SOx scrubber manufacturers provide detailed project proposals including various technical issues. Project review from operational point of view have to do with fleet planning, voyage schedule, fuel price, and related operating costs. Ship owners may find the financial issue as the most difficult one because SOx scrubber projects requires big investment in the beginning. ROI of the SOx scrubber projects with STI is considerably short, but upfront investment is still a big burden to the client.

 

We learned that Korea Export and Import Bank (www.koreaexim.go.kr) offers “Export Facilitation Loan“, and SOx scrubber projects may fit into the category. For those Ship owners/operators who are interested in the SOx scrubber project financing, STI can check the possibilities and eligibilities about the project opportunities.

 

Any inquiries about the SOx Scrubber system inquiries, please contact STI at scrubber@simulationtech.co.kr.

 

10 August 2016

STI

EIB invests to lower emissions from ships (30Jun2016)

EIB investerer i mindre udledning fra skibe

EIB investerer i mindre udledning fra skibe

Mandag 20. juni 2016 kl: 15:22

 

Bestyrelsen for den europæiske investeringsbank, EIB, har godkendt en samlet investering på 7,4 milliarder euro, hvoraf de tre milliarder skal investeres i udvikling af renere transport og energi. Der er tale om 17 forskellige projekter, blandt andet udvikling af nye vindmøller i Tyskland.

Nok så interessant er det dog, at der skal investeres en milliard euro i initiativer, der er med til at reducere den skadelige udledning fra den europæiske skibsfart. Der er både tale om investeringer i nye energieffektive teknologier samt finansiering af retrofitting af eksisterende skibe samt finansiering af udviklingen af nye miljøvenlige skibe.

Alle projekter skal dog først godkendt af EIB’s bestyrelse før, at der kan indgås nogle endelige lånekontrakter.

Kilde: EIB