Emission and Control of Air Pollution from Ships

A special issue of Atmosphere (ISSN 2073-4433). This special issue belongs to the section "Air Pollution Control".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (25 October 2022) | Viewed by 232

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College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian 116026, China
Interests: biomass conversion; nanostructured catalyst design; environmental catalysis; hydrogenation reaction; selective catalytic reduction
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Dear Colleagues,

Marine transportation is the main method of international cargo transportation owing to the advantages of large carrying capacity and low operating cost compared to other transportations. However, massive NOx, PM, and SOx emissions emitted from ships cause serious environmental pollutions in ports and coastal areas. Marine diesel engines emit approximately 20 million tonnes of NOx, 10 million tonnes of SOx, and 1 million tonnes of PM every year. Moreover, there is growing concern about greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ship engines. In addition, a methane slip problem exists in LNG powered ships. Thus, emission aftertreatment technologies are needed to control air pollutant emission from ships.

The aim of this Special Issue is to provide recent advances in the field of emission aftertreatment technologies. This topic encompasses selective catalytic reduction with NH3 (NH3-SCR) for removal of NOx, catalytic combustion of CH4, desulfurization systems and CO2 capture and storage, etc. The topic is also highly relevant to novel materials for emission aftertreatment technologies, such as nanostructured catalysts and adsorbents.

Topics of interest for the Special Issue include but are not limited to:

  • Selective catalytic reduction for removal of NOx;
  • Desulphurization;
  • CO2 capture and storage;
  • Catalytic oxidation of CH4 and VOCs;
  • Removal of PM;
  • Nanostructured materials for elimination of air pollutants.

Dr. Xiaofeng Wang
Guest Editor

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  • denitration
  • desulphurization
  • CO2 capture
  • selective catalytic reduction
  • catalytic combustion/oxidation
  • catalyst design

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