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Alfa Laval ended 2017 with more shipping orders

Major Swedish supplier Alfa Laval grew its marine division order intake in the fourth quarter 2017 due to factors including that more customers ordered scrubbers. But results in 2017 did not live up to the previous year's level.

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Alfa Laval emerged from 2017 with larger order books than in 2016 for its marine division.

Sales of scrubbers and pumps in the fourth quarter helped grow order books, shows the Q4 report from the supplier, which is a global industry leader. At the same time, sales of ballast water management systems helped boost the order book as well.

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