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CMA CGM has set a climate target but the path to get there is unknown

France's CMA CGM is the latest shipping major to declare a target of CO2 neutrality by 2050, although, according to the shipping line, it is too early to say how this will be achieved. "We are reasonably confident that the solution will be found," says the company in an interview with ShippingWatch.

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French CMA CGM has, as the latest significant player in the shipping industry, joined the quest to become climate neutral by 2050.

The goal has been set even though there are currently not many clear answers on how this is to be achieved in practice. This has so far kept Hapag-Lloyd from announcing a similar explicit target as it is based on unknown technologies, CEO Rolf Habben Jansen told ShippingWatch recently.

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