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A majority of new container ship orders feature scrubbers

Out of the 168 large container ships ordered so far this year, 71 percent will be delivered with a scrubber fitted directly from the shipyard, according to Bimco.

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The majority of large container ship newbuilds ordered this year will be fitted with a scrubber in the shipyard before delivery, shows a new market analysis by shipping association Bimco.

According to Bimco's numbers, 117 out of the 168 large container ships, with a capacity of more than 11,800 teu, ordered year-to-date will be delivered with scrubber technology installed. This corresponds to 71 percent.

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