In light of the approaching IMO 2020 sulphur cap, Bloomberg suggests that in the following years about 2,200 vessels are to install scrubbers, as if they don’t they will be banned. DNV GL states that putting all those vessels in a line, they’d stretch about 340 miles.
Concerning scrubber installation, Mr. Christopher Fee, General Manager – Environment and Sustainability, Oldendorff Carriers, presented experience feedback from the use of scrubbers so far. Given that vessels will be able to keep using today’s cheaper fuel by installing scrubbers, many carriers will be put out of service for a long time for refits.
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