Compliant Low-Sulphur Fuels The Dominant Choice Among Dry Bulk Owners Says Shipbroker

While scrubbers seemed to be a very popular choice among shipowners looking to comply with the IMO’s 2020 rule regarding the use of low sulphur fuels, starting next January, it seems that the financials of this investment proved to be too much for the vast majority of ship owners operating in the dry bulk market. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Banchero Costa said that “2020 is fast approaching, and with it the implementation of new regulations regarding sulphur content in bunker fuel which is going to have significant technical and commercial repercussions also on the dry bulk shipping sector. 

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