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Significantly bigger capital needs will strain bunker sector from 2020

When the fuel prices increase significantly in 2020, bunker suppliers will scramble to raise fresh capital. The industry is already starting to move, and the sulfur regulations will see some bunker suppliers leave the market, observers tell ShippingWatch.

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The global sulfur cap has already made the bunker sector start to move, and this will only intensify in the time to come and especially from 2020, when several bunker suppliers and traders will likely join forces or leave the game, say several industry observers.

The new requirements for the shipping sector put the bunker suppliers under pressure just as much as the shipping companies

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