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Scrubber installations have doubled in one year

In just one year, the number of scrubbers installed on board the global fleet has almost doubled. According to Bimco, investors and carriers are more likely to order ships with a scrubber preinstalled now than previously.

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The number of scrubbers installed aboard the global fleet has almost doubled in one year.

From the start of 2020, the number of vessels equipped with a scrubber sat at 2,011. In early March the figure was 3,935 ships, reveals an analysis from Bimco.

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