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ICS shoots down Danish and Norwegian wish for carbon levy

The International Chamber of Shipping, ICS, does not agree with the Danish and Norwegian shipowners, who think the IMO should put a carbon levy on the agenda as soon as possible. Right now, it is more important to roll out the short-term plan, says ICS.

Photo: Yu fangping/UDL

The Danish and Norwegian shipowners are not backed up by the ICS when it comes to their wish of putting a CO2 levy on the IMO's agenda as soon as possible.

On the contrary, the international shipowners' association thinks that a levy must wait its turn, as there are currently more pressing matters on the global shipping industry's climate agenda.

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