Maersk Tankers and Torvald Klaveness urge shipping to embrace regional climate regulation

In a noteworthy declaration, Maersk Tankers and Torvald Klaveness open up to letting the EU introduce and handle part of the climate legislation that regulates shipping. Till now, "regional initiatives" have been unthinkable to many stakeholders in the sector.

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Shortly after the EU made it clear that there are carbon quotas in store for the shipping sector, influential shipping companies Maersk Tankers and Torvald Klaveness offer statements that will no doubt make a splash among shipping companies and other industry stakeholders.

After a meeting at the Global Maritime Forum on Wednesday, the Maersk Tankers opens up to leaving an important part of the climate legislation with "regional and national bodies", which seen from Europe means the EU and the individual countries' parliaments.

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