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23 container ships are currently getting scrubbers installed

At this moment, 23 container ships are at yards having scrubbers installed, and 17 of these have a capacity exceeding 7,500 teu. According to Alphaliner, this number will increase in the months to come as the IMO sulfur regulations move closer.

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The yards are busy in 2019, as a large number of major container ships will have scrubbers installed in order to be ready for the IMO regulations by Jan. 1, 2020.

Right now, 23 ships are being retrofitted with scrubbers, pushing the combined idle fleet to 2.5 percent of the world's container ships, reports analyst firm Alphaliner. Of these, 17 ships have a capacity exceeding 7,500 teu.

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