Cargill and Pacific Basin disagree on sulfur solutions

While major dry bulk carrier Pacific Basin would prefer for all ships to sail on cleaner fuels from 2020, commodity trader Cargill believes that scrubbers are the way to go.

Two of the largest companies in dry bulk, Pacific Basin in Hong Kong and commodity trader Cargill, have different views on how to tackle sulfur requirements set to take force in 2020.

Pacific Basin does not think that cleansing ship exhaust using scrubbers is an efficient solution technically or environmentally, writes the listed bulk carrier in its recently released annual report.

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