ShippingWatch

Central EU committee approves carbon quotas for shipping

ENVI, the European Parliament’s environmental committee, has approved a proposed compromise on CO2 quotas for shipping. The proposal is to be used in legislative negotations with EU nations in the Council of Ministers.

Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP / AFP

Tuesday saw an important step taken toward international shipping paying for its emissions of harmful greenhouse gases (GHGs) such as CO2.

The European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) has approved a proposed compromise on CO2 quotas for the shipping industry. The proposal is to be used in legislative negotations with EU countries in the Council of Ministers.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Business profile leaves Bunker Holding

Bunker Holding loses prominent board member, who is former partner and executive in private equity firm EQT and who furthermore leaves the board in Uni-Tankers. Two new members join the board.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs