It’s the question on everyone’s mind: how best to deal with the IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap regulations?
With just over 18 months to go until the deadline, decisions need to be made on capital investments for scrubbers and new builds now. Trafigura recently announced it would install scrubbers on all it’s new build tankers arriving in Q1 2019.
Over the last few months, BunkerEx has been quietly forming a view based on extensive conversations with various stakeholders, research papers, articles and conferences. Our conclusion is that for now, scrubbers are not the answer.
This is a view shared by giants such as Maersk, […] Read more