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Scrubber premiums spike tanker earnings boost as fuel prices erode profits

An ‘eco-type’ VLCC with a scrubber was earning nearly $78,000 daily on the benchmark Middle East Gulf to China route for the week ending January 17. That compared with $56,000 daily for a ‘non-eco’ VLCC with no scrubber

Crude tankers fitted with exhaust gas scrubbers appear to be benefiting from the technology in the first month of 2020 as fuel price rises add a jolt of volatility to the market

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