Ionada completes installation on the MV Kattegat

Ionada is pleased to announce the completion of it’s dry desulfurization scrubber installation on the MV Kattegat, a RoRo Passenger Ferry.  The successful installation was completed during a two day technical stop, and demonstrates the simplicity and ease of installation of Ionada’s dry desulfurization containerized system (container shown above to the right).      

“We would like to thank the crew of the MV Kattegat as well as the shipowner FRS Group for their support and assistance contributing to the successful installation” said Ionada Managing Director,  Edoardo Panziera. “We look forward to the startup and commissioning of the system” continued Edoardo.

With the introduction of Ionada’s Dry Desulfurization, shipowners can achieve the benefits of 50% fuel costs savings while complying to the IMO 2020 0.5 % sulfur emissions regulations.  Ionada’s Dry Desulfurization scrubbers has numerous advantages over traditional seawater scrubbers including no structural renovations, no sea water or washwater.  Ionada is now offering shipowners an Exhaust Gas Cleaning (EGC) Service where shipowners only pay for the fuel cleaned.  The EGC Service saves millions in capital costs, and completely de-risks scrubber purchases for the shipowners

About FRS Group

Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS) [] based in the North of Germany. In the last few decades, FRS has grown from a regional passenger ferry operator into an internationally active group with 58 vessels and more than 2,000 employees from more than a dozen countries all over the world. FRS annually carries 7.6 million passengers and 2.1 million vehicles on its numerous national and international shipping lines.

Today, the FRS Group consists of 17 subsidiaries located in Europe, Northern Africa and America.

About Ionada 

Ionada ( is a global technology leader in air emission and water treatment technologies, focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing marine Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS). Ionada’s mission is to provide emission abatement technologies that not only keep our air and waters clean, but provide a financial benefit to our customers.

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