Scorpio puts a figure on scrubber investment

A significant portion of Scorpio Tankers and Scorpio Bulkers' fleet will be fitted with scrubbers in the coming years. The investment totals several hundred million dollars.

Photo: Scorpio Tankers/PR

Shipping companies Scorpio Tankers and Scorpio Bulkers have revealed the expected cost of installing scrubbers on the majority of its product tanker and dry bulk fleet.

At the end of September, the Scorpio group sent documents to the New York Stock Exchange indicating that scrubbers would be the group's choice for compliance with the upcoming sulfur regulations, for both Scorpio Tankers and Scorpio Bulkers. A decision that Robert Bugbee subsequently elaborated on in an interview with ShippingWatch.

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