Corona crisis makes Wallenius Wilhelmsen cancel scrubber orders

Norwegian car carrier Wallenius Wilhelmsen has, due to the coronavirus crisis, canceled an order and postponed installation of scrubbers. Another shipping company says that the repayment time has been doubled due to the oil collapse, reports Reuters.

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The coronavirus crisis has made Norwegian car shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen cancel an order for nine scrubbers and postpone the installation of eight scrubbers to later this year or 2021, the shipping company tells Reuters.

"As a result primarily of the COVID-19 pandemic, customers have significantly reduced their output of vehicles. With that comes a reduction in revenues and we are taking all necessary steps to reduce cash outflows," a spokesperson for Wallenius Wilhelmsen tells Reuters.

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