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Odfjell CEO Kristian Mørch wants action to back customers' green ambitions

Not until it gets more expensive to hire a ship with higher carbon emissions will customers actually choose the most efficient ships, says Odfjell CEO Kristian Mørch. As such, he looks forward to the EU’s carbon quotas coming into force.

Photo: Morten Wanvik / Odfjell

Not long ago, the shipping industry held the stance that the European Union should refrain from legislation on how the international sector could pollute less and emit less CO2 into the air.

It’s noteworthy, therefore, that one of Europe’s prominent maritime chief executives is now looking forward to the EU’s carbon quotas becoming reality, which in the best-case scenario could happen as of Jan. 1, 2023.

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