sulphur oxide


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sulphur oxide

Any of a family of chemical pollutants derived from combustion of fossil fuels.
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IMO s convention for the reduction of sulphur oxides (SOx) will affect all vessels, both new and existing.
This new comprehensive set of maps shows Europeans where pollutants are released, on a scale of five km by five km, and includes nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulphur oxides (SOX), carbon monoxide (CO), ammonia (NH3) and particulate matter (PM10).
It is planned to generate electricity without any emissions of carbon oxide, nitrogen oxides, sulphur oxides and particles.
This is a chemical process whereby the sulphur oxides produced in the carbon combustion processes are captured and washed as they come out of the boilers, they are then coated with limestone which reacts with the sulphur dioxide (SO(2)) producing calcic sulphite.
IMO's convention for the reduction of sulphur oxides (SOx) demands that sulphur emission levels in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) shall be cut to 0.
The Immingham CHP will substantially reduce atmospheric emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), sulphur oxides (SOx), and nitrogen oxides (NOx), compared with power generation by conventional means.
Driven by a new regulation, Turkey will align the emissions of particulate matter (PM), Sulphur Oxides (SOx) and Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), to the same levels as regulated in the European Union, by 2019.
By installing Wartsila scrubber systems, the ferries will comply with the regulations covering emissions of sulphur oxides (SOx) while using conventional residual marine fuel (HFO).
Convention of IMO`s for the reduction of sulphur oxides (SOx) demands that sulphur emission levels in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) shall be cut to 0.
These programmes are also supposed to provide additional information on the following gases: carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx), volatile organic compounds (VOCs) other than methane, sulphur oxides, and an inventory of emissions by source and carbon sinks' absorption capacity.
The Clean Marine system supplied to Stolt Tankers will clean both sulphur oxides (SOx) and particulate matter emissions from one main engine, three auxiliary engines, and three boilers.