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Supertankers without scrubbers book lowest earnings in two decades

Spot earnings for VLCCs without scrubbers fell to the lowest level in more than two decades in the first half of 2021 on the important route from the Middle East to China, writes Gibson Shipbrokers.

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VLCC supertankers without scrubbers installed are currently generating the lowest earnings in more than 20 years on the important route from the Middle-East to China, writes Gibson Shipbrokers in an update.

The shipbroker points to the fact that earnings from major non-scrubber fitted vessels averaged to USD 500 a day on the trade known as TD3C, one of the most important trade routes for crude oil.

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