EU scrapping agreement is ready

Spokesman from the EU Parliament's Environmental Committee Carl Schlyter tells ShippingWatch that an agreement on scrapping is ready and must now be adopted by the Council of Ministers and the Parliament. In five years, the agreement will be implemented, sources say.

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The EU’s new scrapping agreement is ready. During the spring, EU Commission members, the Irish EU presidency, and Carl Schlyter, spokesman for the EU Parliament's Environmental Committee, concluded the agreement – under strict instructions from both member countries and the Parliament, of course.

“I can confirm that we have reached an agreement which we must now present to the Parliament and the Council,” says Carl Schlyter to ShippingWatch.

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