DFDS: Authorities need to act in regards to sulphur

The toolbox intended to help the shipping companies transition to the coming sulphur requirements is empty, says DFDS CEO Niels Smedegaard, calling for the IMO and local governments to act.

DFDS' USD 17.7 million investment in scrubbers for three ships is not devoid of anxiety, as there are still many uncertainties regarding whether scrubbers are the best solution for complying with the increased sulphur demands for shipping in the ECA zones, which will come into effect in 2015, says CEO Niels Smedegaard to ShippingWatch.

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