Key IMO study on shipping's emissions unaffected by coronavirus

The coronavirus will have no impact on the fourth, important study on shipping's greenhouse gas emissions up until 2018 as well as projections for the coming years.

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The fourth and anticipated study by the IMO on the shipping industry's greenhouse gas emissions will still be finished by the end of 2020 and will, as such, probably not be affected by the coronavirus outbreak, which is otherwise the case for a lot of work by the UN's International Maritime Organization.

The study, the fourth one conducted by the IMO, is well on its way to completion, said Secretary-General Kitack Lim during a recent virtual meeting with 78 member states meant to provide a status update on the organization's situation.

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