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EU: Sulfur directive can cost carriers EUR 10 billion

Sulfur regulation costs money. Scrubbers, LNG propulsion or even new ships could, according to a report presented to the EU Commission, result in costs of up to EUR 10 billion in the coming years. Find the complete report below.

The new sulfur regulations, which the maritime industry in the SECA zone has been required to comply with since the turn of the year, could end up costing a lot of money in the coming years.

According to a report that was presented to the EU's ministers of transport a month ago, the combined costs could reach EUR five to ten billion in the coming years for shipowners operating in the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the English Channel.

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