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Carriers praise u-turn on MRV proposal

The European Parliament has adopted the MRV proposal as presented by the EU Commission, following a process that indicated several key changes would be made to the proposal.

The Parliament has adopted the EU Commission's MRV proposal, considered by numerous observers as a step toward securing a global solution to reduce shipping's CO2 emissions, a proposal that the EU's Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard - among others - has fought hard to get approved.

And the proposal has now been approved as it was presented by the EU Commission, even though bodies such as the Committee for Environment, Public Health, and Food Safety (ENVI) supported an expansion of the program to include smaller ships, down to 400 BT and above, as well as covering other emissions such as sulphur and nitrous oxide.

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