IMO’s first steps to reduce shipping emissions not perfect, but positive

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The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) adoption of an initial strategy to address shipping emissions is “a step in the right direction”, but there is more that can be done, according to the industry.

Many are urging more effort to deal with emissions which some have suggested are on a par with the whole of Germany.

Chief executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping Guy Platten hailed the IMO’s decision to cut 2008 levels of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by at least 50% by 2050.

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IMO’s first steps to reduce shipping emissions not perfect, but positive

 

 

Source: The Loadstar, April 16. 2018

Author: Alexander Whiteman

 

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