Torm's executive director wants fact-based scrubber debate

Torm has bought scrubbers for 21 of its ships and co-owns a joint venture with a scrubber supplier. Executive Director Jacob Meldgaard calls for the environmental debate concerning scrubbers to be conducted on a factual basis.

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Torm Executive Director Jacob Meldgaard calls for a fact-based approach in the inflamed debate about scrubbers and their impact on the environment.

Shortly before the sulfur regulations come into force in 2020, several critics have noted that the technology, which cleans sulfur from ships' exhaust, could itself be a source of pollution for the marine environment.

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