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Maersk has installed scrubbers on board nearly 100 vessels

Close to 100 of Maersk's vessels have been equipped with a scrubber, according to Alphaliner. This figure puts Maersk in second position among container majors even though CEO Søren Skou has previously called the systems "a foolish idea".

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A.P. Møller-Maersk has now installed scrubbers aboard nearly 100 of its container vessels, shows a survey by Alphaliner on container lines' scrubber installations.

Here, Maersk comes in second position in terms of companies that have retrofitted the most vessels, only surpassed by its M2 alliance partner, MSC. So far, the Danish shipping line has equipped 97 of its vessels with scrubbers, which corresponds to 29.7 percent of the company's total capacity.

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