Less than half of leading shipping companies have set climate goals

The shipping industry lags behind, for instance, the automobile industry and the energy sector when it comes to setting climate targets. ”A serious wakeup call for the maritime industry,” reads a new report from the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping.

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Only 33 out of the world’s 94 leading shipping companies have decided to target climate neutrality or joined UN organization the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) climate goal for shipping of halving carbon emissions.

This is evident from a press release from the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping regarding a new report on shipping’s approach to decarbonization.

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