Danish Maritime Authority: IMO decision hurts the entire industry

The Danish Maritime Authority believes that the IMO's decision last week to postpone deadlines for the ballast water and NOx requirements hurts shipping companies as well as subcontractors. The Russians were wrong, says the authority.

The smoke hasn't quite settled after last week's dramatic IMO meeting in London. The surprising decisions about postponing the deadlines for installing ballast water cleaning systems and postponing the NOx requirements from 2016 to 2021 will have consequences for both shipping companies and subcontractors alike, says the Danish Maritime Authority, which participated in the meeting.

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