Emission problems related to the transportation of crude oil is being tested by Frontline AS who are working with the Norwegian company Venturie AS to find a solution, according to Marinelog.
Tests are being carried out such as pressure being reduced in a tank fitted with the system. The pressure is not increasing and the Volatile Organic Compounds are being absorbed not discharged. This will avoid pollution of the atmosphere.
Once the unit is fully tested there are plans to commercialize it and market it in early 2002.