Low oil price slows scrubber sales at Alfa Laval

The price difference between Heavy Fuel Oil and marine gas oil, which meets sulfur requirements, is so minor that it sidelines the overall economy in scrubbers. And this can be felt at Alfa Laval, the company's CEO tells ShippingWatch.

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The low oil price has left its mark on the sale of scrubbers at Alfa Laval. The head of Alfa Laval's Marine Division, Peter Leifland, tells ShippingWatch that the number of scrubbers sold has dropped over the last nine months in comparison to last year. The loss is primarily due to the low oil price.

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