EU presidency seeks to postpone deadline for new shipping quota demands

After a surprising rejection in relation to EU’s quota trade system, ETS, the union’s French presidency now opens up to postponing demands for when shipping will become subject to new CO2 quota regulation.
Photo: Daniel Reinhardt/AP/Ritzau Scanpix
Photo: Daniel Reinhardt/AP/Ritzau Scanpix
by peter thomsen, watch media’s eu correspondent

LUXEMBOURG – There may be some extra time available for the shipping industry in the coming years to prepare for having to pay for CO2 emissions in relation to sailings in Europe.

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