Hamilton - DHT holding, the shipping company that operates crude oil tankers and has its seat in Hamilton, Bermuda, is installing scrubbers on its entire fleet.
In their letters to the shareholders, the two co-CEOS Trygve P. Munthe and Svein Moxnes Harfjeld make clear that they are not against nor for scrubbers but “but deem it our responsibility to position DHT as best as we can ahead of the implementation of the new regulations” and “believe scrubbers to be an economical way to comply with the new regulations.”
DHT will fit scrubbers on two thirds of its fleet. The retrofit program encompass 16 ships built between 2004 and 2012. Additionally, the two newbuildings delivered from Hyundai Heavy Industries this year had scrubbers installed, taking the total to 18 out of 27 ships with scrubbers