Danske Bank points to the climate winners and losers in shipping

Climate efforts have become a parameter in line with companies' abilities to be profitable. In a new report, Danske Bank points out which shipping companies are the closest to achieving the IMO's target of lower emissions and which still have the furthest to go.

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The shipping industry accounts for 2.9 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, which makes it one of the most energy efficient forms of transportation at all, writes Danske Bank in a new report.

And yet, much more can be done by the industry, which is fighting to reduce emissions by 40 percent by 2050 compared the 2008 levels, according to a target set out by the IMO.

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