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Shipping organizations want world leaders to discuss CO2 tax

A group of shipping organizations, which jointly represent more than 90 percent of the global merchant fleet, now want heads of state to start discussing the implementation of a CO2 tax in the industry.

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Several of the world's biggest shipping organizations now want world leaders to discuss the implementation of a tax on the shipping industry's CO2 emissions.

The proposal is being put forward by Bimco, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the World Shipping Council (WSC) and the Cruise Lines International Association in an open letter ahead of US president Joe Biden's climate summit this week.

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