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Younger generation of shipping executives reconsider scrubbers ahead of IMO 2020

June 20, 2018 (8:00 mins)



Among shipowners looking at how to cope with tighter marine fuels sulfur limits in 2020, the use of scrubbers to clean their emissions on board has been seen as a niche solution for the past few years. But that may be starting to change – rumours abound that the technology may be finding new supporters among a younger generation of shipping executives.

S&P Global Platts associate editorial director for EMEA oil Robert Beaman is joined by Eleni Pittalis, European fuel oil associate editor, and Jack Jordan, editorial lead for bunker news, for a discussion of how and why scrubbers might be becoming more popular.

Related blog post: The great scrubber conundrum


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