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Banks prefer to invest in newbuilds despite uncertainty about future fuels

Banks prefer to finance newbuilds or retrofits, said several panelists at this year's digital Marine Money conference. LNG is particularly popular among shipowners, which currently prefer to hold back on new orders.

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