The next four days will define how shipping delivers on decarbonization by 2030

Through to Monday, the IMO's Maritime Environment Protection Committee will deal with climate issues that divide member nations around the world: How can shipping contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions by 2030? ShippingWatch outlines the most likely scenario.

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The next days in the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Maritime Environment Protection Committee will determine how international shipping will go about achieving the necessary CO2 emission reductions by 2030 that the whole world is pursuing.

From Friday at noon through to Monday, the participating nations and the somehow odd variety of shipping stakeholders that comprise or represent nations in the context of IMO will commit themselves to a plan that is laid out today.

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