Air pollution control system for ocean-going vessels

CAFC
  • US 8,327,631 B2
  • Filed: 03/28/2005
  • Issued: 12/11/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/28/2005
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for cleaning Ocean Going Vessel (OGV) exhaust, the method comprising:

  • capturing the exhaust of the OGV;

    carrying the exhaust to a first system of a maritime emissions control system;

    processing the exhaust in the first system to first reduce the temperature of the exhaust and then to process the reduced temperature flow to generate a first processed flow with reduced Particulate Matter (PM) and reduced Sulfur Dioxide (SO2);

    carrying the first processed flow to a second system of the maritime emissions control system;

    heating the first processed flow, increase the temperature of the first processed flow;

    processing the heated first processed flow in the second system to generate a second processed flow with reduced NOx; and

    releasing the second processed flow to the atmosphere.

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