Scrubber-fitted newbuilding orders surpass alternative fuel orderbook numbers
Despite a regulatory push to decarbonise, some 24% of vessels (by gross tonnage) in the global fleet are configured to burn higher-sulphur fuel oil, with more coming into operation
There have been 220 ships ordered this year that will have scrubbers fitted upon delivery. This compares with 200 ships on the orderbook that will use alternative fuels, such as methanol
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