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Maersk: We must become greener before forced to do so

The shipping industry must reduce its environmental impact. The question is whether it will happen of companies' own free will or at the urging of authorities, says Maersk Drilling CEO. 

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If the shipping industry does not take strides to become greener, the authorities will force it to do so. And that could mean imposing rules that the industry will not appreciate, warns Claus Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling, when speaking at the Danish Maritime Forum.

"I believe that we face a major challenge, when you consider the fact that we as an industry tend to be at the forefront of challenges and are used to coming up with our own solutions," he says.

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