Will Worldscale distinguish between a ship using a scrubber and one using compliant fuel oil?

At present, the consensus from Worldscale is no. They are currently awaiting prices for low sulphur fuel oil and will use best practice to ensure that prices used for Worldscale are relevant for 2020. 

This will mean that for those ships using scrubbers and burning high sulphur fuel oil, the flat price will be based on a low sulphur fuel oil under the Worldscale nominal scale, which may be more expensive until bunker grade prices align. Owners may consider specific clauses to address this.

 

 

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