Scrubbers looking to be a sound investment

The first indication of the price difference between low-sulfur oil and conventional ship fuel is that shipping lines using scrubbers have made a good investment, Alphaliner assesses.

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The first indication of the price difference between low-sulfur fuel and conventional bunker is that scrubbers may become a sound investment for shipowners choosing to pay for the exhaust-cleaning technology.

Although the sulfur regulations do not enter into force until next year, the new fuels with low sulfur contents are already available for purchase at several ports. And prospects for scrubbers are good already, analyst firm Alphaliner writes in its latest newsletter.

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