China dropped out of European IMO-proposal due to corona

France, Denmark and Germany are behind a proposal that aims to lower ships' emissions a few years from now. China opted to withdraw from the proposal, which will soon be discussed at the IMO.

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If global shipping is to reach its climate target in 2030, the fleet must on average improve its efficiency by 2 percent annually starting in 2023.

This is the ambition set out in a proposal from France, Denmark and Germany. ShippingWatch has viewed the proposal.

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