Long after sulphur cap, scrubbers to gain ground

A low HFO price will have a 'significant impact on the return on investment of scrubbers in the future', said Somerkallio

Around 30% of ships will revert to heavy fuel oil operations around ten years after the 2020 global sulphur cap, according to Olli Somerkallio, head of machinery at naval architect and engineering consultancy Foreship.

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