Eagle Bulk opts for more scrubbers

Eagle Bulk opts for more scrubbers

US dry bulk owner Eagle Bulk Shipping has exercised options to purchase 15 additional scrubbers, giving it a total of 34 vessels committed to scrubbers out of its fleet of 47 bulkers.

Eagle Bulk plans to complete installation on the 34 vessels before January 1, 2020. The company has developed a scrubber installation program which will see much of the retrofit work carried out onboard the vessels while at sea to reducing off-hire time compared with a typical installation.

Having ordered up to 37 scrubbers in September, 19 firm and 18 optional, Eagle Bulk still holds additional options for three more scrubbers.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.

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