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Søren Skou puts pressure on IMO to adopt a CO2 tax

Maersk CEO Søren Skou strongly urges the IMO to debate and adopt a CO2 tax, as does Jan Dieleman of Cargill, who considers it a matter of time before the IMO must raise its 2050 ambition.

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According to two of the most prominent executives in shipping, Maersk's Søren Skou and Jan Dieleman from Cargill Ocean Transportations, the IMO must turn up the pace towards climate targets.

The two leaders from the container and dry cargo industries, respectively, are pushing for the green transition and participate directly or indirectly in several of the forums that work for the transition towards non-fossil fuels in shipping.

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