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Norway's opposition to CO2 research fund meets disappointment from shipowners

Norwegian Shipowners' Association aims criticism at the Norwegian IMO delegation's lack of support for the proposal of a research fund discussed at the MEPC meeting this week. "We are very disappointed", says CEO Harald Solberg.

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Norwegian Shipowners' Association expresses disappointment at the Norwegian IMO delegation's lack of support for the proposal of a research fund contributing to the lowering of CO2 emissions in shipping.

Ahead of Thursday's crucial meeting in IMO's environment committee, MEPC, the Norwegian delegation told ShippingWatch that IMO should focus on more pertinent areas than a research fund.

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