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Analysis documents when scrubbers pay off

Academic researchers have performed a study to discern what the price of heavy fuel should be in order for scrubber installations to pay off. Read on to learn when to invest.

In exactly six months, carriers operating in the North Sea, the Baltic Sea and the English Channel will have to be ready for the new and tightened sulphur emission regulations, which means they will have to decide how to comply with the new rules.

In a new cost-benefit analysis, Jacon Kronbak, Associate Professor at the Institute for Technology and Innovation the University of Southern Denmark, SDU, has worked with Liping Jiang, maritime economist and adjunct at SDU, to compare scrubber investments to the price of Marine Gas Oil, MGO, another available solution aimed at complying with the regulations.

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