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Shipping companies play for time as new fuel rules beckon

Jed Kim Oct 25, 2016
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Shipping companies play for time as new fuel rules beckon

Jed Kim Oct 25, 2016
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Ships are big polluters, and next week, maritime nations could require them to use fuel that generates less sulfur content. But that kind of fuel is expensive, and the shipping business is in a bit of a slump just now. So shipping companies are begging for more time.

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