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World's dirtiest fuel seen holding out even as ships clean up

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Desire to buy the world's dirtiest fuel persists despite the shipping sector spending billions of dollars to comply with tighter environmental regulations in waters across the globe.


BY LAURA BLEWITT, BLOOMBERG
Published 10.05.17 at 10:14

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