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Increase in bunker prices benefits carriers with scrubbers, says analyst firm

With the shift in VLSFO premiums versus IFO380 fuel, having a scrubber installed will benefit carriers going forward according to analyst company Sea-Intelligence.

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As a result of the increase in bunker fuel prices, the premium for low-sulphur fuel as taken sharp turn upwards. The analyst firm concludes that the shift in premiums between VLSFO and IFO380 fuel will benefit carriers with scrubbers installed.

The surprising element when looking at the fuel prices, according to the analyst house, is the premium development.

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