Maersk Tankers: Regional regulations could create clarity for the sector

Maersk Tankers CEO Christian Ingerslev explains why the first influential shipping companies call for the industry to embrace regional climate legislation. Bimco fears that this could undermine the IMO process, the organization tells ShippingWatch.

Photo: Maersk Tankers

It has caused a big stir in the global shipping industry that several major and influential shipping companies now openly call for the sector to actively work for regional climate legislation.

The timing, hitting just ahead of the preliminary meeting of the IMO before the Marine Environment Protection Committee, MEPC, meeting in November, is just one of the reasons that industry stakeholders took note of the statements, say ShippingWatch's sources.

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