BIMCO: Containerships overtake crude oil tankers as most scrubber-fitted sector

Peter Sand

BIMCO: Containerships overtake crude oil tankers as most scrubber-fitted sector

Containerships with a collective cargo carrying capacity of 5.3m TEU are now fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber) to remove sulphur oxides (SOx) from the exhaust gasses generated by the combustion processes in marine engines and thereby comply with the IMO 2020 global sulphur regulation which came into force on 1 January 2020.

By the start of July, the share of the containership fleet with...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/08/13/bimco-containerships-overtake-crude-oil-tankers-as-most-scrubber-fitted-sector/

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