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One fifth of global tonnage to sail with scrubbers before 2021

Around 12 percent of the world's ship tonnage currently have scrubbers installed on board, reports media based on Clarksons Research. The scope is expected grow further during 2020.

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The new sulfur rules have prompted several shipping companies to get busy installing scrubbers on their ships.

Measured in tonnage, around 12 percent of the world fleet currently have scrubbers installed, show calculations by Clarksons Research, writes media Ship & Bunker.

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