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Valmet supplies exhaust gas scrubber systems to another pair of TUI Cruises' ships

Valmet supplies exhaust gas scrubber systems to another pair of TUI Cruises' ships

Valmet will supply exhaust gas scrubber systems (EGCS) for two new cruise ships, Mein Schiff 7 and 8, being built by Meyer Turku for TUI Cruises.

The scrubber system deliveries to the first vessel will start in the fourth quarter of 2016 and to the second vessel in the first quarter of 2017.

The value of the order is not disclosed. Typically, the order value of scrubber system deliveries ranges between €1-6m, notes Valmet.

The company, headquartered in Espoo, Finland has a long track record in supplying scrubber systems to cruise vessels. For TUI Cruises these new cruise ships represent the fifth and sixth cruise vessels inclduing Mein Schiff 3 and 4 with EGCS scrubbers based on Valmet's technology.

The scrubber system delivery will include integrated hybrid scrubber systems for both engine rooms and all auxiliary systems with automation. The exhaust gas is washed with seawater in open loop mode and with recirculated water and alkali in closed loop mode. Wash water is cleaned with Valmet's patented water treatment system. All emissions are continuously monitored and the complete exhaust gas scrubber system is controlled with Valmet's proven marine automation.

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