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Container lines warn the EU against going too far in climate efforts

The World Shipping Council warns the EU against adopting rules concerning green fuels as long as the EU is incapable of ensuring that the fuels can be procured all over the world.

John Butler, CEO, World Shipping Council. | Photo: PR/World Shipping Council

The EU is attempting to step beyond its grasp in the European Commission's proposal for a legislation for the coming years' green transition in shipping, according to the international lobbying ground for container carriers World Shipping Council (WSC) in a brief on the EU proposal known as FuelEU Maritime.

According to the WSC, FuelEU Maritime suffers from at least two problems:

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