Businesses and NGOs urge stricter requirements for shipping in ETS

A range of NGOs call upon EU nations to lower the minimum size of ships covered by the Emissions Trading System, and to let the system encompass offshore vessels. Transport & Environment points out that member countries are imaking new exemptions for up to EUR 20bn.
Photo: Thomas Borberg/Politiken/Ritzau Scanpix
Photo: Thomas Borberg/Politiken/Ritzau Scanpix

The shipping industry is about to be included in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (ETS), whereby carriers must pay for emitting CO2 in the region.

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