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Euronav now buys its first ships with scrubbers

Tanker operator Euronav, which has in the past criticized scrubbers, has now purchased three VLCC newbuilds fitted with the exhaust gas cleaning systems. The shipping company has previously hinted that it could be open to the technology.

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Belgian tanker ship operator Euronav now opts for the first time to install scrubbers on its ships.

The shipping company, and in particular former CEO Paddy Rodgers, has previously been a vocal critic of the technology.

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