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Maersk puts price on EU's climate initiative for shipping

As of Q1 next year, Maersk will demand added charges from its customers on container freight in the wake of the EU expectedly deciding to include the shipping industry in its carbon quota system, ETS, from next year.

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Maersk’s customers can look forward to added charges on goods transport between Europe and the rest of the world.

This comes as the European Union is revising its Emissions Trading System (ETS) for carbon quotas, in which the shipping industry stands to be included for the first time.

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