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Euronav CEO warns against scrubbers

While several tanker shipping companies opt for scrubbers as part of their solution to comply with the 2020 sulfur cap, Euronav CEO Paddy Rodgers is less enthusiastic.

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Tanker shipping companies such as Frontline and DHT Holdings will install scrubbers on several of their vessels, but the systems are not as clear-cut as such, warned Euronav CEO Paddy Rodgers at a panel debate in Hamburg, report several media.

"This isn't a type approval, this isn't a license to burn heavy fuel oil," said the CEO.

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