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Maersk and CMA CGM want EU to award free allowances to the most efficient ships

The two major container lines Maersk and CMA CGM call on the EU to award free allowances to the shipping lines with the most efficient fleets, if the EU decides to include shipping in its Emission Trading System. The two companies also warn against including voyages beyond the EU, according to responses from the shipping lines.

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The world's largest container line, Maersk, calls on the EU Commission to award free allowances to the shipping lines with the most efficient fleets, if the EU decides to include the shipping sector in its Emission Trading System, ETS.

This is clear from responses to a consultation round which ShippingWatch has read.

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