2020 sulphur fuel cap may spark a crisis for carriers that can’t recover the cost

October 11, 2018 Gavin van Marle

The IMO’s 0.5% sulphur fuel cap will cause an “existential crisis” for container carriers, unless they can pass on the added bunker costs to shippers.
APL chief executive Nicolas Sartini said carriers had little choice but to opt for considerably more expensive low-sulphur fuel from January 2020, since the alternatives – using LNG or fitting ships with scrubbers – were not viable short-term solutions.
“We are 100% behind the regulation as it’s good ...

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