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Shipowners call for analyses of environmental regulations

The International Chamber of Shiping (ICS) calls for mandatory cost benefit analyses of all environmental regulations prior to IMO approval.

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In relation to the IMO's World Maritime Day, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) calls for all future environmental regulations impacting ships to undergo a complete cost benefit analysis prior to IMO approval, says the ICS in a press release.

The statement springs from the fact that the ICS wants the authorities to notice the part of sustainability that lies beyond the goods transported around by the industry, as well as the fact that cargo transport on ships of more than 8,000 teu is the least pollluting way to transport goods between the continents.

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