Swedish shipowners join fossil free initiative

The Swedish Shipowners' Association has joined the government's work to reduce the use of fossil fuels in Sweden. This is also to highlight the shipping industry's needs in order to contribute to climate solutions, the association says.

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Sweden's shipowners in the country's shipowner association have now entered the Swedish government's so-called Fossil Free Sweden initiative, which is aimed at reducing the country's use of fossil fuels.

The Swedish shipowners, along with many other carrier associations and maritime partners, are disappointed that shipping was not included in the final climate agreement at COP21 in Paris. And the decision to join Fossil Free Sweden emphasizes at the same time, that the shipping industry is committed to the global climate efforts writes the Swedish Shipowners' Association in a statement.

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