Shipowners: EU decision hurts IMO's CO2 efforts

The EU's decision on Thursday to include shipping in the European Emissions Trading System hurts the IMO's efforts to reduce CO2 emissions, say the European Community Shipowners' Associations and the International Chamber of Shipping.

The European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) finds it "very disappointing" that the European Parliament on Thursday voted to include shipping in Emissions Trading System, ETS, says the association in a statement.

The decision, reached by the EU Environmental Committee, effectively means that shipping will be included in the ETS by 2023 if the IMO agreement concerning shipping's CO2 emissions – which the IMO has started work on now – is not in effect by 2021.

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