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Europe's biggest ports support NOx regulations from 2016

Ahead of the crucial IMO meeting in two weeks, Europe's two biggest ports - Rotterdam and Antwerp - are now joining the efforts to reduce the shipping industry's NOx emissions. The ports call for the regulations to be implemented in 2016.

Two of the world's largest ports - and the biggest ports in Europe - are now adding their names and influence to the efforts to make the IMO stick to a January 1st 2016 implementation of the new regulations concerning NOx emissions.

An intense, international political struggle is currently underway to ensure a majority among the countries that can thwart the Russian efforts to postpone the requirements NOx emission requirements to 2021.

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