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IMO: Many signs indicate sufficient low sulfur fuel by 2020

Many indicators suggest that there will be sufficient fuel available when shipowners by 2020 must comply with the global sulfur regulation, says Edmund Hughes of the IMO in an interview with ShippingWatch. Maersk is also noting positive developments.

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A pattern is emerging among the major container carriers.

First Maersk, then Hapag-Lloyd. Several top carriers are opting for low sulfur fuel, and not scrubbers, as their response to the global sulfur limit set to come into force in 2020.

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