Søren Skou proposes USD 150 levy per ton carbon emissions from vessels

Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk, now calls for a levy of USD 150 per ton carbon on emissions from traditional bunker fuel.

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Maersk CEO Søren Skou proposes a special levy on emissions related to traditional bunker fuel.

A proposal for a carbon levy is nothing new, but the Maersk CEO has come out with a clear recommendation, according to Bloomberg News:

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