Sulfur emission reduction in cargo ship manufacturers and shipping companies based on MARPOL Annex VI

Abraham, Londoño Pineda and Jose Alejandro, Cano Arenas and Lissett, Pulgarín Quiroz Sulfur emission reduction in cargo ship manufacturers and shipping companies based on MARPOL Annex VI. Espacios, 2020, vol. 41, n. 25, pp. 286-291. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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This article explores the challenges for the adoption of scrubbers and low sulfur fuels on ship manufacturers and shipping companies. Results show that ship manufacturers, must finance their working capital and operating costs, which implies an increase in the prices of the ships employing these new technologies. On the other hand, shipping companies must adopt the most appropriate technology according to the areas where ships navigate, the scale economies of trade routes, and the cost-benefit analysis of ship modernization.

English abstract

Este artículo explora los retos de implementar depuradores y combustibles con bajo contenido de azufre en fabricantes de barcos y navieras. Los resultados muestran que los fabricantes de barcos deben financiar su capital de trabajo y sus costos operativos, implicando un aumento de precios en los barcos que utilicen estas tecnologías. Las navieras deben elegir la tecnología más apropiada según las áreas donde navegan los barcos, economías de escala de las rutas comerciales y análisis de costo-beneficio de dichas tecnologías

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: scrubbers; low sulfur fuels; ship manufacturers; shipping companies
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AB. Information theory and library theory.
Depositing user: Dr Abraham Londoño
Date deposited: 28 Sep 2020 22:07
Last modified: 28 Sep 2020 22:07


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