Maritime Ban of the R22 Refrigerant Starting 2015
Today a ban prohibiting the use of the R22 refrigerant exists on
EU-registered vessels unless a special permit has been obtained.
Starting January 1st 2015 a total ban on the refill of new or
regenerated R22 for any
purpose is implemented.
We offer energy efficient R22 conversion
B&V Køleteknik performs energy-efficient transitions to
approved refrigerants on ships.
Smooth transition to approved refrigerants
Today a multitude of ships use the R22 (HCFC) refrigerating
medium. From January 1st 2015 a total ban on is effectuated
against replenishing R22 at existing systems. This applies to
both new and recycled refrigerants. Presently the same rule is
applicable for the refrigerants R12 and R502.
B & V Køleteknik has extensive experience in
converting existing maritime cooling plants to use approved coolants. We perform the
necessary work quickly and with as little inconvenience to the
operation as possible. In most cases, we conduct an energy
efficient conversion without having to replace major components.
Read about retrofitting of existing refrigeration plants