Half of all new dry bulkers delivered in 2020 are equipped with scrubbers

The use of scrubbers aboard capesize vessels lead to 27 percent higher earnings than on board ships sailing without, shows new analysis. The opinion on scrubbers, however, divides the dry bulk market.

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Almost half of all new vessels delivered to the dry bulk market in 2020 have been equipped with scrubbers that allow them to continue to sail on the traditional, high-sulfur bunker oil, shows new analysis from shipping organization Bimco.

But the use of the exhaust gas cleaning technology varies greatly depending on the vessel size.

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