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Nick Confuorto
Chairman, President & CCO at Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA), CR Ocean Engineering LLC.


Nicholas Confuorto (Nick) is a founding member and the Chairman of the London based EGCSA (Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association). 

Nick is also the President and Chief Operations Officer for CR Ocean Engineering LLC.  CR Ocean Engineering provides proprietary exhaust gas cleaning technologies (scrubbers), proprietary components and services to the maritime industry.

Since receiving his engineering degree from Columbia University in 1976, Nick focused his career in the field of environmental controls and has worked for some of the most respected corporate names in the air pollution controls industry. 

Drawing on more than 40 years of consulting, engineering, project management, purchasing, sales, marketing and research & development experience, Nick has been a strong advocate for the scrubbing industry and provides advice to the shipping industry on applying scrubbing technologies to meet regulatory requirements. 

Nick has authored many technical papers, magazine articles and books on the reduction of pollutants from various industries.     

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Agenda Sessions

  • Chairman’s opening remarks

  • Objective setting session

  • Back to basics - a comparative analysis of open loop, closed loop & hybrid scrubber systems

  • Chairman’s closing remarks and end of day 1

  • Chairman’s review of day one

  • Next generation scrubbers

  • Take home target and Chairman’s closing remarks